Poor whites The Freedmen’s Bureau was the first federal effort to provide assistance directly to people rather than to states. True Which of the following was a promise made by the Republican party as part of the Compromise of 1877? They would remove the remaining Union troops from the South. President Andrew Johnson was impeached because he fired his Secretary of War in defiance of Congress. The economic depression triggered by President Grant’s effort to reduce the supply of paper money in circulation was known as the Panic of 1873. What did the Ku Klux Klan Act do? It outlawed Klan activity such as wearing disguises. Which of the following statements about Abraham Lincoln is correct? He issued a fairly lenient Reconstruction plan in 1863. After the House of Representatives impeached President Johnson, the Senate failed to convict him by just one vote. True The Fifteenth Amendment freed the slaves. False President Johnson’s plan to restore the Union closely resembled President Lincoln’s. True The Union League was created to recruit former slaves to the Republican party. By the end of 1862, many northern Democrats were calling for __________ because of a lack of progress by Union armies. a negotiated peace Four additional states joined the original seven states of the Confederacy after the fighting broke out. True
For many American women, the Civil War provided new opportunities that marked a significant change in their status. True Part of the success of the Confederacy during the Civil War was due to the ability to fight a defensive war the vast majority of the time. After the defeat at __________ the South had lost the war in the West. Chattanooga Why did the North enjoy a numerical advantage over the army of the South? The North had more states, and these states had a higher population. The North had more states, and these states had a higher population. To receive support from England What did the Pacific Railway Act, Homestead Act, Morrill Land Grant College Act, and National Banking Act all have in common? They reflected the belief of Republicans that an activist federal government could promote economic development. For revenge against the first state to secede, Union troops marched through South Carolina in early 1865 and burned more than a dozen towns As southern states began to secede in 1860, the U.S. Congress focused on __________ to finance a potential war. t axes, paper money, and government bonds Who was the only woman to receive the Congressional Medal of Honor for her service in the Civil War? Mary Edwards Walker What was one area in which the South had an advantage over the North during the Civil War? The experience of the military leadership What was a result of the Battle of Antietam? Lincoln dismissed Gen. George McClellan.
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