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Which president generally supported Lincoln's plans for Reconstruction?

Andrew Jackson

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For what alleged reason was Andrew Johnson impeached?

He dismissed a radical secretary of war

2

List the provisions of the military Reconstruction Act.

1. The south was divided in 5 military districts
2. Each state had to pass the 14th amendments
3. Write a new constitution granting universal male suffrage regarding race.

3

List the positive contributions of Radical government in the South?

1. Caused the disfranchisement of southern whites
2. Organized public school systems
3. Rebuilt transportation

4

After the war what did Robert E. lee do?

Became president of Washington college

5

Why did sharecropping become common in the south during the Reconstruction??

The south couldn't supply sufficient funds to pay wages

6

What was the most severe depression in the first 100 years of America's history?

Panic of 73

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What extremist group opposed Radical Reconstruction and sought to prevent blacks from voting during reconstruction?

Klu klux Klan

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True or False: President Johnson was not removed from the office because Congress was 1 vote short of the 2/3 majority.

True

9

Which scandal involved a groups criminal use of funds intended for railroad construction?

Credit Mobilier Scandal

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True or False:The Republicans heavy handed effort to control the South created a powerful block of voters who would support and agree with them for almost a century.

False; their heavy handed way to opposing the South caused others to disagree with them

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True or False:The radicals agreed with Lincoln concerning the percentage of Southern white males who should take the oath of allegiance before a state was the readmitted to the Union.

False; they didn't agree with Lincoln

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True or False:The hardships of Reconstruction forced the South to produce staples, such as wheat and rice, rather than cash crops, such as cotton and tobacco.

False; they needed cash crops

13

Who were northern radicals who moved to the South?

Carpetbaggers

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What is the denial of the right to vote?

Disfranchisement

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Who were Southerners who supported radicals and were friends with carpetbaggers?

Scalawags

16

What was the method for freed slaves to farm the land without cash?

Sharecropping

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True or False: The radicals didn't agree with Lincoln concerning the percentage of Southern white males who should take the oath of allegiance before a state was readmitted to the Union.

True

18

What is political corruption?

Grantism

19

What is paper money that wasn't backed by gold or silver?

Greenbacks

20

What does it mean to not be backed by gold or silver?

If the government folded papermoney would be worthless

21

What is Indictment of a political official by Congress?

Impeachment

22

Who were Northern Republicans who opposed the radicals in 1872?

Liberal Republican

23

Who enacted universal manhood suffrage; organized public school systems and rebuilt roads?

Radical governments in the South

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True or False:Early in Reconstruction Radical Republicans gained control of state governments in the South by accepting the votes of anyone even the former Confederates.

False; the didn't want the Confederates to vote or the southern majority to win

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True or False: The Republicans heavy handed effort to control the South caused others to opposed to disagree with them.

True

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Who were Southerns who wanted to restore white majority rule?

Redeemers

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What was passed by president Johnson's Reconstruction States immediately after the war; attempt to regulate the conduct of former slaves?

Black Codes

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What:
- caused division of the South into 5 military districts
- imposed military occupation on the South
- required each state to write a new constitution providing for universal male suffrage regardless of race and to pass the 14th amendment

Military Reconstruction Act

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What was Lincoln's attempt to reestablish civilian government in the South by appointing military governors for each state?

Ten percent plan