US History Games - Reconstruction #2- North Carolina Social Studies 8 Question Preview (ID: 19686)

North Carolina Social Studies Review Games And More At Http:// US History - Reconstruction #2 - 1st Years Of US Games For NC Final Exam (common Exam, Msl). Mr. D @mrdncss.[print questions]

W.E.B. Du Bois believed that African Americans should attempt to gain equality in the United States by
a) setting up a separate nation within the United States
b) entering vocational training programs in separate schools
c) demanding full and immediate participation in American society
d) taking over the leadership of the two major political parties

A major reason the Radical Republicans opposed President Abraham Lincoln’s Reconstruction plan was that his plan
a) demanded payments from the South that would have damaged its economy
b) postponed the readmission of Southern States into the Union for many years
c) granted too many rights to formerly enslaved persons
d) offered amnesty to nearly all Confederates who would swear allegiance to the United States

How were many African Americans in the South affected after Reconstruction ended in 1877?
a) A constitutional amendment guaranteed their social advancement
b) The Freedmen’s Bureau helped them become farmowners.
c) Jim Crow laws placed major restrictions on their rights.
d) Southern factories offered them job training and employment opportunities

The provision of the Radical Republicans’ plan for Reconstruction that Southern States found most objectionable was that a former Confederate State could not be readmitted to the Union unless that State
a) gave land and money to former slaves
b) granted full citizenship to former Confederate leaders
c) ratified the 14th amendment
d) agreed to modernize its economy

Booker T. Washington and W.E.B. Du Bois shared the belief that African Americans should
a) use force to bring an immediate end to segregation in public facilities
b) pursue education as the key to improving social status
c) recognize that the growth of labor unions was the major barrier to economic advancement
d) strive for immediate social equality with whites

After the passage of the 13th, 14th, and 15th amendments, African Americans continued to experience political and economic oppression mainly because
a) the amendments were not intended to solve their problems
b) many African Americans distrusted the Federal Government
c) Southern legislatures enacted Jim Crow laws
d) poor communications kept people from learning about their legal rights

Southern states attempted to limit the impact of constitutional amendments passed during the Reconstruction Era by
a) passing Jim Crow laws
b) ending racial discrimination
c) seceding from the Union
d) fighting the Civil War

“No state shall make or enforce any law which shall abridge the privileges . . . of citizens . . . nor shall any state deprive any person of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law. . . .” The major purpose of the 14th amendment was to
a) limit the power of the federal government
b) expand the civil rights of women
c) maintain competition in business
d) protect the rights of African Americans

Booker T. Washington stated that the best way for formerly enslaved persons to advance themselves in American society was to
a) leave their farms in the South and move to the North
b) run for political office
c) pursue economic gains through vocational training
d) form a separate political party

The Jim Crow laws, upheld by the Supreme Court in Plessy v. Ferguson (1896), provided for
a) free land for former slaves
b) separate public facilities based on race
c) racial integration of public schools
d) voting rights for African-American males

Which statement most accurately describes President Abraham Lincoln’s plan for Reconstruction after the Civil War?
a) “Jim Crow Laws End”
b) “Former Slaves Made Citizens”
c) “Supreme Court Issues Dred Scott Decision”
d) “Emancipation Proclamation Issued”

Which newspaper headline would have appeared during the Reconstruction Period after the Civil War?
a) Southerners should be made to pay for their rebellion.
b) The Union should be restored as quickly as possible.
c) African Americans should be given free land.
d) War damages should be collected through military occupation.

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