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Isaiah Jackson Sherrell Conway CRN #22056 HIST-1302 Feb 10, 2021 Review Questions for Chapter 15 1. In 1865, the former Confederate general Robert Richardson remarked that "the emancipated slaves own nothing because nothing, but freedom has been given to them." Explain whether this would be an accurate assessment of Reconstruction twelve years later. a. This would be an accurate assessment of Reconstruction twelve years later because most of the rural freed people remained poor and without property, men doing hard labor, women working in homes without the way to rise in the social scale through work, still giving the ex-slaves nothing but freedom. 2. The women's movement split into two separate national organizations in part because the Fifteenth Amendment did not give women the vote. Explain why the two groups split. a. Because the Fifteenth Amendment didn't give women the right to vote the women's movement split because some denounced their former abolitionist allies and moved to sever the women's rights movement.

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