AHSGE Social Studies ch 6 test

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AHSGE Social Studies ch 6 test

  1. 1. Graduation Exam Ch. 6 Test 1. Where did General Lee surrender the Confederate troops? a. Appomattox b. Vicksburg c. Antietam d. Gettysburg 2. What act passed by Congress gave settlers 160 acres of land if they would agree to cultivate it for five years? a. Morrill Land Grant Act b. Kansas-Nebraska Act c. Homestead Act d. Free Land Act 3. What battle resulted in the single bloodiest day of the Civil War? a. Shiloh b. Vicksburg c. Gettysburg d. Antietam Study the list below. • No blacks on juries • No blacks serving in elected positions • Poll taxes and literacy tests for voting • Separate facilities for blacks4. These restrictions are BEST examples of d. Black Codes e. Jim Crow Laws f. Manifest Destiny g. Reconstruction 5. What congressional solution resulted in Rutherford B. Hayes winning the presidential election in 1876 thus ending Reconstruction? a. The Missouri Compromise b. The Compromise of 1877 c. The Compromise of 1850 d. The Georgia Resolution
  2. 2. 6. The 15th Amendment to the Constitution a. Abolished slavery and all “involuntary servitude” in the United States. b. Extended the rights of citizenship to “all persons born or naturalized” in the United States, with the intent of extending citizenship to freed slaves. c. Prohibited the United States or any of its states from denying the right tot vote to any citizen “on account of sex,” thereby extending voting rights to women. d. Prohibited any state from denying any citizen the right to vote “on account of race, color or previous condition of servitude.”7. What were the laws called that attempted to control freed slaves and keep them as second-class citizens? a. KKK b. Jim Crow Laws c. Black Codes d. Citizen Laws8. After the Civil War, northerners came to the South for business and were not liked by southerners. What were these northerners called? a. Yankees b. Proprietors c. Scalawags d. Carpetbaggers9. What was the first major battle of the Civil War? a. Shiloh b. Gettysburg c. Vicksburg d. First Bull Run10. The Morrill Land Grant Act stated a. to receive free land if people would have to agree to live on the land for five years b. farm tracts of land could be leased from the government c. own slaves in western territories d. in order to receive thousands of acres of land each state was required to use this land to fund at least one public university.11. What was the name of the document where President Lincoln freed the slaves on Jan. 1, 1863? a. Writ of Habeas Corpus b. Fugitive Slave Law c. Emancipation Proclamation d. 15th Amendment
  3. 3. Study the political cartoon below.12. This image is MOST associated with a. Northerners who opposed slavery. b. Southerners who remained loyal to the Union during the Civil War. c. Northerners who moved into the South following the Civil War to get rich. d. Southerners who refused to abide by Union laws.13. What battle is considered the turning point in the Civil War because the confederacy no longer had the ability to launch an offensive into Union territory? a. Bull Run b. Antietam c. Gettysburg d. Vicksburg14. What were southerners called who voted Republican after the Civil War and supported Reconstruction? a. Rednecks b. Carpetbaggers c. Scalawags d. Suffragists15. The Compromise of 1877 allowed a. Abraham Lincoln to become president b. Slave states to become free states c. Women the right to vote d. For the end of the controversy of the 1876 presidential election16. President Abraham Lincoln was assassinated in Ford’s Theatre on April 14, 1865 by a. John Brown b. Ulysses S. Grant c. William T. Sherman d. John Wilkes Booth
  4. 4. 17. What do the 13th, 14th, 15th and 19th amendments have in common? a. They are all prohibiting something. b. They are all about raising money. c. They are all about minority rights. d. They are all election laws.18. The 13th Amendment to the Constitution a. abolished slavery and all “involuntary servitude” in the United States. b. extended the rights of citizenship to “all persons born or naturalized” in the United States, with the intent of extending citizenship to freed slaves. c. prohibited the United States or any of its states from denying the right tot vote to any citizen “on account of sex,” thereby extending voting rights to women. d. prohibited any state from denying any citizen the right to vote “on account of race, color or previous condition of servitude.”19. President Lincoln wanted the Reconstruction plan to a. Punish Southerners for the Civil War b. Allow Southern states leniency c. Allow Southern states to continue as part of the Confederate States of America d. Continue fighting in the Confederate states20. The 14th Amendment to the Constitution a. abolished slavery and all “involuntary servitude” in the United States. b. extended the rights of citizenship to “all persons born or naturalized” in the United States, with the intent of extending citizenship to freed slaves. c. prohibited the United States or any of its states from denying the right tot vote to any citizen “on account of sex,” thereby extending voting rights to women. d. prohibited any state from denying any citizen the right to vote “on account of race, color or previous condition of servitude.”21. In 1865, which agency was established to provide educational and medical assistance to the newly freed blacks in the South? e. Freedmen’s Bureau f. Reconstruction Committee g. Black Code h. Underground Railroad
  5. 5. 22. Which of the following helped to secure the rights of blacks during the time of Reconstruction? I. Freedman’s Bureau II. Jim Crow Laws III. Civil Rights Act of 1868 IV. Fourteenth and Fifteenth Amendments a. only I, II, and IV b. only II, II and Iv c. only I, II and Iv d. only III and IV 23. Which of the following did not contribute to the end of Reconstruction after the Civil War? a. business leaders wanting more stable government in the South b. the election of Rutherford B. Hayes c. the assassination of Abraham Lincoln d. the enforcement of poll taxes 24. Why was there great opposition to the draft initiated during the civil War? a. Most people thought the war was a bad idea. b. There were plenty of volunteer soldiers, so there was no need. c. People with money could pay for a substitute. d. The Quakers convinced many people to seek a peaceful resolution to the war.Read the following passage, and answer question 25 below.After Reconstruction, African Americans faced a plight similar to what existed before theCivil War. The south remained primarily agricultural. African Americans were notpermitted to own land, so they had to rent the land as sharecroppers from the wealthywhite landowners. They lived on a bare subsistence level. In addition, they lost theirvoting rights through the use of poll taxes and literacy tests. White southern mobsfrequently terrorized those who chose to exercise their rights. 25. Based on the passage, which of the following problem areas existed in the Post- Reconstruction South? a. national identity b. individual rights c. law enforcement d. low taxation

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