Social Studies - Reconstruction

Social Studies - Reconstruction

GPS SSH2a, SSH2b, SS5CG3b, SS5E1B, MGS6, IPS2, IPS5-6, IPS11, IPS17. Information covering the reconstruction era in the United States after the civil war.

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Charlotte Forten was the first African American to become involved in the Sea Islands mission. Charlotte Forten was a

Charlotte Forten was the first African American to become involved in the Sea Islands mission.  Charlotte Forten was a
farmer
teacher
factory owner
doctor

What was the purpose of the 13th amendment?

It made it illegal to deny voting rights.
It made African Americans citizens.
It abolished slavery.
It guaranteed free speech.

Some whites in the South wanted life to return to how it was before the war. State legislatures took steps to restrict freedoms African Americans had gained after the war. African Americans in the South were prevented from exercising their rights by

Some whites in the South wanted life to return to how it was before the war.  State legislatures took steps to restrict freedoms African Americans had gained after the war.  African Americans in the South were prevented from exercising their rights by
The Freedmen's Bureau
Jim Crow Laws
The Amnesty Act
The fifteenth amendment

The South faced many hardships when trying t rebuild after the war. Which of the following is NOT a reason why it was more difficult for the South to recover from the war?

Most battles were fought in the south.
Failing crops made it hard to repay loans.
Northern investors sent money to rebuild ports, bridges, and factories.
Confederate money was worthless after the war.

A Southerner who cooperated with Northerners and African Americans during Reconstruction

A Southerner who cooperated with Northerners and African Americans during Reconstruction
sharecropper
scalawag
abolitionist

The separation of people based on race.

black codes
segregation
impeach

A system in which farmers rented land in return for crops.

A system in which farmers rented land in return for crops.
tenement farmer
sharecropping
slavery

Some white Southerners were determined not to share power with African Americans. They made it harder for African Americans to vote by introducing poll taxes and literacy tests to vote. This is an example response to what type of change.

economical
political
social
amendment

What is NOT one of the jobs Hiram R. Revels held during his life

What is NOT one of the jobs Hiram R. Revels held during his life
Chaplain
Abolitionist
Senator
Educator