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HIST 2112 Exam 1 Spring 2011

HIST 2112 Exam 1 Spring 2011 - HIST 2112 History of the...

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HIST 2112: History of the United States since 1877 Professor Flamming, Spring 2011 Exam # 1 Print your name here: Sign your name here as a pledge that you will not cheat on this exam: Fill out the Scantron Card as instructed (see the screen at the front of the classroom). Mark the correct answer on your Scantron card with a # 2 pencil. Also, to protect yourself against Scantron-grading errors, circle the correct answer on the exam itself. When finished, turn in both your Scantron card and the exam itself. I. Questions from the Textbook (Foner, Give Me Liberty!, chapters 15-18) 1. The Black Codes: A. Placed restrictions on freedmen after emancipation. B. Were encouraged by the Radical Republicans. C. Gave black men the right to vote. D. Outraged southern Democrats, who opposed them 2. Elizabeth Cady Stanton: A. Opposed the Fourteenth Amendment. B. Promoted voting rights for women. C. Lost her appeal in US. v. Cruikshank. D. Was the author of The Clansman. 3. Hiram Revels was: A. A leading Radical Republican from Massachusetts B. Led the fight against the Sherman Anti-Trust Act C. The only Confederate Army office convicted of war crimes . D . An African American Senator during Reconstruction 4. Thaddeus Stevens' most important goal in Congress was to: A. Grant freedmen the right to vote. B. Extend the life of the Freedmen's Bureau C. Confiscate the land of southern planters and distribute it among the freedmen D. Bar the president from removing officeholders without the consent ' of the Senate. 5. The case US. vs. Cruikshank: A. Ruined Elizabeth Cady Stanton's career. B. Overturned the Plessey v. Ferguson decision. C. Required that all Federal Army units be removed from southern states. D. Threw out the convictions of some men found guilty in the Colfax Massacre. 6. The Enforcement Acts of 1870-71 did NOT (repeat, did NOT) : A. Define crimes aimed to deprived citizens of their civil rights as violations of state law.         
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B . Outlaw terrorist organizations . C . Allow the president to use the US. Army against terrorist organizations. D. Continue the expansion of Federal authority over the states. 7 . The Railroad Strike of 1877 : A. Was a direct result of the Bargain of 1877. B. Was the first major industrial conflict in the post-Civil War era. C. Sparked the Kansas Exodus . D . Derailed the plan for a transcontinental railroad across the US. 8
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