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Homework help! continued. AMERICAN HISTORY?

Postby koltin » Fri Jul 06, 2012 2:42 am

Why did Southern states begin passing Jim Crow laws when Reconstruction ended?

to hasten the withdrawal of federal troops from their territory

to stop the widespread migration of emancipated slaves to the North and West

to push emancipated slaves into the factory jobs needed to industrialize the economy

to circumvent the requirements of the Fourteenth and Fifteenth Amendments

Question 15 (Multiple Choice Worth 1 points)

(MC)What was the main effect of the Supreme Court's 1896 ruling in Plessy v. Ferguson?

The Democratic Party was able to return to power in the South.

It legitimized the establishment of a segregated society in the Southern states.

The federal government was given new powers to expand civil rights.

African Americans were more easily able to exercise their right to vote.

Question 16 (Multiple Choice Worth 1 points)

(MC)Which of the following resulted from the passage of the Black Codes after the Civil War?

Emancipated slaves were unable to return to farming jobs.

Thousands of African Americans migrated to the North and West.

Violence and discrimination against African Americans decreased.

The Republican Party was unable to gain the support of African American voters.

Question 17 (Multiple Choice Worth 1 points)

(MC)What was the main effect of the system of debt peonage that emerged in the South during the late 19th century?

African Americans were unable to afford to work agricultural jobs.

African Americans left the South in large numbers to escape their debts.

African Americans labored in a system that was nearly the same as slavery.

African Americans had to work for low wages to pay off their emancipation costs.

Question 18 (Multiple Choice Worth 1 points)

(HC)The excerpt below was printed in a magazine in the South in 1866:

We should be satisfied to compel them to engage in coarse, common manual labor, and to punish them for dereliction of duty or non fulfillment of their contracts with such severity, as to make them useful, productive laborers.

Source: http://home.gwu.edu/~jjhawkin/BlackCodes/rptBlackCodes.pdf

Which of the following would the author of this excerpt most likely have supported?

the formation of the Freedmen's Bureau

the ratification of the Fourteenth Amendment

the passage of Black Codes and Jim Crow laws

the relocation of emancipated slaves to colonies in Africa

Question 19 (Multiple Choice Worth 1 points)

(LC)Which factor contributed most directly to the Battle of Little Bighorn?

Lakota treaty violations

over-hunting of the buffalo

the passage of the Dawes Act

the start of the Dakota gold rush

Question 20 (Multiple Choice Worth 1 points)

(LC)What was one method used by the federal government to carry out the Native American policies adopted in the late 1800s?

ending special social welfare programs for Native Americans

making traditional Native American religious ceremonies illegal

granting Native American tribes the power to govern themselves

providing Native Americans with low-cost housing in urban areas

Question 21 (Multiple Choice Worth 1 points)

(MC)Which of the following was the main reason that the federal government created a method for Native Americans to become U.S. citizens?

to reduce the amount of money spent supporting Native Americans

to encourage Native Americans to assimilate into mainstream society

to undermine the legal basis of the treaties made with Native American tribes

to guarantee that Native Americans enjoyed constitutionally protected civil rights
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