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During Reconstruction, the black labor force workedB. significantly fewer hours than had been the case during slavery.After the Civil War, most poor rural Southerners relied on credit fromD. country stores.In the South, the crop-lien systemA. encouraged the planting of cash crops.
After the Civil War, most Southern black womenC. engaged in income-producing activities.In 1868, Ulysses S. GrantC. entered the White House with no political experience.All of the following were involved in scandals during the Grant administration EXCEPTA. President Ulysses Grant.The Panic of 1873E. was the nation's worst economic depression to that time.During the Grant administration, the United States acquiredA. Alaska.The Alabama claimsB. involved complaints by the United States against England.The "redeemed" governments of the SouthA. saw an end to occupation by federal troops.Congressional passage of the Enforcement Acts in 1870-1871A. was aimed at reducing white repression of blacks in the South.National support for Reconstruction was undermined byE. All the answers are correct.The elections of 1876 sawC. the candidate with the most popular votes fail to get elected.As president, Rutherford B. HayesB. promised to serve only one term.Congressional Reconstruction might have been more effective ifE. the federal government had better enforced the laws designed to assist blacks.After Reconstruction, political power under Southern "Redeemers"A. was very often restricted and conservative.Advocates of the "New South"C. promoted Southern industry and railroad development.In the South, during the last quarter of the nineteenth centuryA. its share of national manufacturing doubled.During the last quarter of the nineteenth century, Southern agricultureE. saw the great majority of farmers live under the tenant system.Among his ideas, Booker T. WashingtonB. favored industrial over classical education.In his 1895 "Atlanta Compromise" speech, Booker T. WashingtonE. called for tacit acceptance of the emerging system of racial segregation.The Supreme Court ruled in Plessy v. Ferguson (1896) thatC. racial segregation was legal if whites and blacks had equal "accommodations."In the 1890s, pressure in the South to restrict black voting rights came fromD. All the answers are correct.Jim Crow lawsA. imposed a system of state-supported segregation.In the 1890s, voting percentages in the SouthE. decreased for whites and blacks.In the 1890s, the black journalist Ida B. Wells devoted her writing to attackingD. the crime of lynching.Features