Reconstruction Question Preview (ID: 57238)

Reconstruction And Changes In The South. TEACHERS: click here for quick copy question ID numbers.

What did the Radical Republicans want to do to the South?
a) They wanted to welcome the South back into the Union with open arms.
b) They wanted to follow Lincoln's 10 percent plan
c) They wanted to punish the South for the Civil War.
d) They wanted to follow Johnson's Restoration plan

Why was Andrew Johnson impeached?
a) He lied to Congress
b) He tried to steal secrets and sell them to a foreign country.
c) He violated the right to free speech amendment.
d) He wrongfully tried to fire members of his cabinet

What were the Black Codes?
a) They were to help the South with integration.
b) They were to control freed men and women and to exploit African American workers.
c) They were created to help former slaves with their civil rights.
d) It was the process of getting freed men and women to be productive citizens

Which Amendment stated that people can not be denied the right to vote because of race or color?
a) 13th
b) 14th
c) 15th
d) 16th

Which Amendment freed all slaves?
a) 13th
b) 14th
c) 15th
d) 16th

Which Amendment guaranteed equality for all?
a) 13th
b) 14th
c) 15th
d) 16th

Which was NOT a challenge of Reconstruction?
a) Reunite the union
b) Paying the union soldiers
c) Rebuild the economy
d) Extending citizenship to African Americans

What was the purpose of the Ku Klux Klan?
a) Scare African-Americans into not voting
b) Intimidate other whites from helping African-Americans
c) Re-establish the Confederacy
d) Terrorize northerners

The term for white southern Republican or someone who allied with Northerners and African Americans
a) Scalawag
b) Sharecropper
c) Carpetbagger
d) Freedman

When two groups of people are kept separate its called:
a) Literacy Tests
b) Segregation
c) Poll Tax
d) Grandfather Clause

Many former slaves would become workers as:
a) a sharecropper
b) a scalawag
c) a carpetbagger
d) Factory owners

The term for a Notherner who went south
a) Abolitionist
b) Scalawag
c) Carpetbagger
d) Freedman

Lincoln's plan never went into effect becaus
a) Radical Republicans voted it down
b) The South fought against it
c) Johnson proposed a better plan
d) He was assassinated

The 10% part of Lincoln's Reconstruction plan said, in order for a state to be readmitted:
a) 10% of the state's slaves needed to be freed
b) 10% of the state's plantation owners needed to give their land to the freedmen
c) 10% of voters needed to swear allegiance to the US
d) 10% of the state's slaves needed to be able to read and write

Slavery was banned in the US
a) 13th Amendement
b) 14th Amendment
c) 15th Amendment
d) 21st Amendment

A group of people that would best describe who made up the Radical Republicans in Congress would be
a) Factory Workers
b) Abolitionist
c) Former Confederate Soldiers
d) Former Slaves

What was the time period right after the Civil War called?
a) Reconstruction
b) Restoration
c) Recharging
d) Rebuilding

What was a poll tax?
a) a pardon
b) fee charged by many Southern states at the polls
c) a set of charges for wrongdoing
d) a person who had gained their freedom

Play Games with the Questions above at
To play games using the questions from above, visit and enter game ID number: 57238 in the upper right hand corner or click here.

Log In
| Sign Up / Register