U.S history 1 milestone 4.docx - Which of the following events resulted in western lands being given away for a nominal fee to independent adults who

U.S history 1 milestone 4.docx - Which of the following...

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Which of the following events resulted in western lands being given away for a nominal fee to independent adults who could improve on them? The Morrill Act The Indian Wars The Treaty of Fort Laramie The Homestead Act CONCEPT Towards a Greater Reconstruction 2 How did intellectual leaders like Thomas Jefferson and Dr. Samuel George Morton justify the legal differences between whites and blacks? They argued that blacks were inferior because they were unable to prevent themselves from becoming slaves. They suggested that, although blacks and whites shared a common lineage, a history of servitude had degraded the African race. They claimed that, if slavery were not justifiable, it would not be nearly as common across time and place. They created pseudo-scientific arguments regarding the intellectual capacity of those of African descent. CONCEPT Slavery in the United States in the 19th Century 3
Which statement about the Wade-Davis Bill is true? It was signed into law by Abraham Lincoln after the Civil War. It guaranteed former slaves equality before the law. It gave all men the right to vote, regardless of race. It was relatively lenient, allowing states to rejoin the Union without majority consent. CONCEPT The End of the War 4 Which of the following statements about slave resistance is true? Slaves preferred more violent forms of resistance, like rebellions. Women were the ones who more frequently ran away, even though it meant that they would be separated from their children.

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