1. Abolition, the Underground Railroad, and the Dred

1. Abolition, the Underground
Railroad, and the Dred Scott
decision would all be included in a
discussion of:
(1) banking
(2) slavery
(3) foreign affairs
(4) transportation
2. An issue that divided the North and
South and led to the Civil War was the
(1) length of the term of the president
(2) use of judicial review by the
Supreme Court
(3) balance of power between the
states and the federal government
(4) application of the impeachment
• 3. Which literary work exposed the evils of
• (1) Common Sense
(2) The Jungle
• (3) The Grapes of Wrath
(4) Uncle Tom’s
• 4- The 13th, 14th, and 15th amendments
were added to the Constitution during the
Reconstruction period to
• (1) bring an end to the Civil War
• (2) limit the powers of the president
• (3) improve the operation of the electoral
• (4) grant legal rights to African Americans
5. The separate but equal principle established
by the decision in Plessy v. Ferguson (1896) led
to the
• (1) start of the Civil War
• (2) end of the Reconstruction period
• (3) spread of racially segregated public
• (4) integration of white and African-American
military regiments
6. How were many African Americans in the South
affected after Reconstruction ended in 1877?
• (1) A constitutional amendment guaranteed their
social development
• (2) The Freedman’s Bureau helped them become
• (3) Jim Crow laws placed major restrictions on
their rights
• (4) Southern factories offered them jo training
and employment opportunities
• 7. Which newspaper headline would have
appeared during the Reconstruction period
after the Civil War?
• (1) “Jim Crow Laws End”
• (2) “Former Slaves Made Citizens”
• (3) “Supreme Court Issues Dred Scott
• (4) “Emancipation Proclamation Issued”
8. After the passage of the 13th, 14th, and 15th
amendments, African Americans continued to
experience political and economic oppression
• (1) the amendments were not intended to solve
their problems
• (2) many African Americans distrusted the
Federal Government
• (3) Southern legislatures enacted Jim Crow laws
• (4) poor communication kept people from
learning about their legal rights
• 9. In their plans for Reconstruction, both
Abraham Lincoln and President Andrew Johnson
sought to
• (1) punish the South for starting the Civil War
• (2) force Southern states to pay reparations to
the Federal Government
• (3) allow the Southern States to reenter the
nation as quickly as possible
• (4) establish the Republican Party as the only
political party in the South
• 10. The term carpetbaggers was used during
Reconstruction to describe
• (1) Southern whites who supported Radical
Republican programs
• (2) African Americans who gained control of
former Southern plantations
• (3) Northerners who moved to the South seeking
personal gain
• (4) formerly enslaved African Americans who
moved to the West
11. Which change occurred in Southern
agriculture in the years following the Civil
• (1) Many formerly enslaved persons became
• (2) Subsistence farming became illegal.
• (3) Cotton production ended.
• (4) Most small farms were joined into large
12. Poll taxes, literacy tests, and the grandfather
clause were all created during the late 1800s
to restrict the voting rights of
• (1) Native American Indians
• (2) women
• (3) immigrants
• (4) African Americans
13. Which reference is a primary source
document of the Civil War?
• (1) an encyclopedia article about the North’s
advantages over the South
• (2) a biography of General Ulysses S. Grant
• (3) a battlefield map drawn by a soldier
serving at the Battle of Gettysburg
• (4) a book on the effects of the Civil War on
the South
Base your answers to questions 14 and 15 on the illustration
below and on your knowledge of social studies.
14. The situation shown in the illustration
demonstrates the operation of the
• (1) Emancipation Proclamation
• (2) poll tax
• (3) slave codes
• (4) Jim Crow laws
• 15. Which term best describes the practice
shown in this illustration?
• (1) populism
• (2) integration
• (3) socialism
• (4) segregation
16. What specific rights were given to freedmen with the
creation of the 14th and 15th Amendments?
• (1) Former slaves were now able to serve in the army
and vote for the president
• (2) Slavery was abolished and freedmen were given
birthright citizenship
• (3) Former slaves were now considered citizens but
only men could vote in a presidential election
• (4) Freedmen and women would now be considered
citizens and vote for the president
17. Although important strides were made,
Reconstruction failed to provide lasting
guarantees of the civil rights of the freedmen.”
Which evidence best supports this statement
• (1) passage of the Jim Crow laws towards end of
19th century
• (2) ratification of the 13th, 14th, and 15th
• (3) refusal of Southern states to allow
• (4) passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1866
18. The Jim Crow laws of the post-Civil War era
were attempts by
• (1) the Federal Government to improve the status
of African Americans and Native Americans
• (2) state and local governments to restrict the
freedom of African Americans
• (3) states to ban organizations such as the KKK
• (4) the Radical Republicans in Congress to carry
out Reconstruction Plans
• What were the immediate long-term effects of
the 13th, 14th, and 15th amendments?