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American Civil War and Correct Answer

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Question 1

In May 1856, ________ slaughtered five unarmed, proslavery settlers at Pottawatomie Creek in "bleeding Kansas." Answer
Correct Answer:John Brown

Question 2
1 out of 1 points

During the Lincoln-Douglas debates, Douglas argued that territories could circumvent the Dred Scott decision by not enacting the laws necessary for slavery. This was called the Answer

Correct Answer:Freeport Doctrine.

Question 3
1 out of 1 points

The Ostend Manifesto was an American statement that America should buy or seize Answer
Correct Answer:
Cuba.

Question 4
1 out of 1 points

After secession began in 1860, the proposed constitutional amendment which would have guaranteed the future existence of slavery south of the old Missouri Compromise line was the Answer
Selected Answer:
Crittenden Compromise.
Correct Answer:
Crittenden Compromise.

Question 5
1 out of 1 points

The Lecompton constitution was drafted by an antislavery convention in Kansas and was ultimately supported by the Kansas voters. Answer
Selected Answer: False
Correct Answer: False

Question 6
1 out of 1 points

Matthew C. Perry led the American expedition that established commercial concessions with Japan. Answer
Selected Answer: True
Correct Answer: True

Question 7
1 out of 1 points

In the spirit of the "Young America" movement, William Walker attempted repeatedly to gain control of Answer
Selected Answer:
Nicaragua.
Correct Answer:
Nicaragua.

Question 8
1 out of 1 points

Which of the following was a support system established by antislavery groups in the upper South and the North to help fugitive slaves who had escaped from the South to make their way to Canada? Answer

Selected Answer:
Underground Railroad
Correct Answer:
Underground Railroad

Question 9
1 out of 1 points

Stephen Douglas staunchly believed that the slavery question in the territories of Kansas and Nebraska should be resolved by Answer
Selected Answer:
popular sovereignty.
Correct Answer:
popular sovereignty.

Question 10
1 out of 1 points

Harriet Beecher Stowe's novel that brought home the evils of slavery to many in the North was Answer
Selected Answer:
Uncle Tom's Cabin.
Correct Answer:
Uncle Tom's Cabin.

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Question 1
1 out of 1 points

Thaddeus Stevens, Charles Sumner, and Benjamin Wade were leaders of the Answer
Selected Answer:
Radical Republicans.
Correct Answer:
Radical Republicans.

Question 2
1 out of 1 points

The first woman physician in America, Dr. Elizabeth Blackwell, helped to establish the United States Sanitary Commission. Answer
Selected Answer: True
Correct Answer: True

Question 3
1 out of 1 points

The New York City draft riots in July 1863 were triggered by the Conscription Act of 1863 and Answer
Selected Answer:
racial backlash against the Emancipation Proclamation.
Correct Answer:
racial backlash against the Emancipation Proclamation.

Question 4
1 out of 1 points

Lincoln justified the Emancipation Proclamation as
Answer
Selected Answer:
a military necessity because it would weaken the enemy.
Correct Answer:
a military necessity because it would weaken the enemy.

Question 5
1 out of 1 points

The first and only president of the Confederacy was
Answer
Selected Answer:
Jefferson Davis.
Correct Answer:
Jefferson Davis.

Question 6
1 out of 1 points

How did Lincoln treat the civil rights of dissenters during the Civil War? Answer
Selected Answer:
He suspended the writ of habeas corpus in critical areas and applied martial law freely. Correct Answer:
He suspended the writ of habeas corpus in critical areas and applied martial law freely.

Question 7
1 out of 1 points

The first major battle of the Civil War on July 21, 1861 was a disaster for the Union. It was the Battle of Answer
Selected Answer:
Bull Run.
Correct Answer:
Bull Run.

Question 8
1 out of 1 points

In establishing a new government, the South
Answer
Selected Answer:
was handicapped by its states' rights philosophy.
Correct Answer:
was handicapped by its states' rights philosophy.

Question 9
1 out of 1 points

After the Battle of Bull Run, President Jefferson Davis revised his military strategy to rely primarily upon Answer
Selected Answer:
building a strong defense to wear down the Union's will to fight. Correct Answer:
building a strong defense to wear down the Union's will to fight.

Question 10
1 out of 1 points

After the Union was defeated at Bull Run, Lincoln chose ________ to command the Union forces. Answer
Selected Answer:
George B. McClellan
Correct Answer:
George B. McClellan

Question 1
1 out of 1 points

The three Force Acts (1870-1871) were an attempt by Congress to control groups like the Answer
Selected Answer:
Ku Klux Klan.
Correct Answer:
Ku Klux Klan.

Question 2
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Which of the following was a pejorative term for Northerners who went to the South after the Civil War to exploit the new political power of freed blacks and the disenfranchisement of former Confederates? Answer

Selected Answer:
Sharecroppers
Correct Answer:
Carpetbaggers

Question 3
1 out of 1 points

The ________ Amendment prohibited states from denying black men the right to vote. Answer
Selected Answer:
Fifteenth
Correct Answer:
Fifteenth

Question 4
0 out of 1 points

Most black officeholders in Reconstruction governments were illiterate former field hands. Answer
Selected Answer: True
Correct Answer: False

Question 5
1 out of 1 points

Which of the following was a type of agriculture, frequently practiced in the South during and after Reconstruction, in which landowners provided land, tools, housing, and seed to a farmer who provided his labor? The resulting crop was divided between them. Answer

Selected Answers:
Sharecropping

Correct Answers:
Sharecropping

Question 6
1 out of 1 points

The ________ Amendment to the Constitution broadly defined American citizenship and "reduced the power of all the states." Answer
Selected Answer:
Fourteenth
Correct Answer:
Fourteenth

Question 7
1 out of 1 points

Which of the following was a brokered arrangement whereby Republican and Democratic leaders agreed to settle the disputed 1876 presidential election? Democrats allowed returns that ensured the election of Republican Rutherford B. Hayes; and republicans agreed to withdraw federal troops from the South, ensuring an end to Reconstruction. Answer

Selected Answer:
Compromise of 1877
Correct Answer:
Compromise of 1877

Question 8
1 out of 1 points

Which of the following was a measure drafted by President Abraham Lincoln in 1863 to readmit states that had seceded once 10 percent of their prewar voters swore allegiance to the Union and adopted state constitutions outlawing slavery? Answer

Selected Answer:
Ten Percent Plan
Correct Answer:
Ten Percent Plan

Question 9
1 out of 1 points

The "ultra" Radical Republicans
Answer
Selected Answer:
demanded immediate civil and political equality for blacks.
Correct Answer:
demanded immediate civil and political equality for blacks.

Question 10
1 out of 1 points

Which of the following was an 1864 alternative to Lincoln's "Ten Percent Plan"? This measure required a majority of voters in a southern state to take a loyalty oath in order to begin the process of Reconstruction and guarantee black equality. It also required the repudiation of the Confederate debt. Answer

Correct Answer:
Wade-Davis Bill

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