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Good afternoon, Jiskha tutors! Can someone please check my answers, and if they are incorrect, tell me where I can research the right answer? Thanks so much, and have a great day! :)


What can be inferred by the passage of the black codes?
A. Many southerners were willing to allow African Americans equality.
B. Many white Southerners wanted African American to remain as servants. *****
C. Many white Southerners wanted African Americans to receive an equal education.
D. Southern lawmakers wanted “separate but equal” rights.


Which of the following groups supported Radical Reconstruction? Choose all that apply.
A. business people interested in rebuilding *****
B. newly freed African Americans *****
C. rich, white landowners
D. scalawags *****


After the passage of the Thirteenth, Fourteenth, and Fifteenth Amendments, why did African Americans continue to experience political oppression?
A. The amendments were not intended to exclusively solve African American problems.
B. Southern legislatures enacted Jim Crow laws. *****
C. Many African Americans did not trust that the amendments would be upheld.
D. Poor communication kept African Americans from learning about their rights.


Which of the following is a major example of Abraham Lincoln’s policy of leniency toward the defeated South?
A. President Lincoln’s willingness to have the federal government assume responsibility of the Confederate government’s war debts
B. President Lincoln’s choice to have a Southerner as his vice president in the 1864 election *****
C. President Lincoln’s decision that the southern state governments could reorganize after 10 percent of the voters took a loyalty oath to the Union
D. President Lincoln’s decision to extend the Emancipation Proclamation to include all states


Arrange the following legislation that was passed after the Civil War in the proper chronological order:
I. Reconstruction Act
II. Wade-Davis Bill
III. Fifteenth Amendment
IV. Compromise of 1877




Why was President Lincoln unable to persuade Congress to accept his Reconstruction plan?
A. President Lincoln’s plan did not allow Northerners to vote on the Reconstruction Acts.
B. Congress believed that the Freedmen’s Bureau should be responsible for Reconstruction.
C. Congress believed President Lincoln’s plan was too difficult for the South.
D. President Lincoln was assassinated before he was able to persuade Congress. *****


What did President Johnson believe Reconstruction should accomplish?
A. that rich, white southern landowners would not return to power
B. that the South would return to its prewar system without slavery
C. that the political and civil rights of freedmen would be guaranteed *****
D. that the South would remain as a conquered nation


According to the ruling in the Plessy v. Ferguson case, why was segregation acceptable?
A. Segregation was legal because African Americans were not citizens. *****
B. Segregation was legal as long as the facilities for blacks and whites were equal.
C. Segregation was acceptable in private facilities only.
D. Segregation was acceptable on a state by state basis.


Thank you for your help!

  1. Ms. Sue

    1. B - yes
    2. A, B, D -- I'm not sure about A. Check your text.
    3. B - yes
    4. B - There's a better answer.

  2. Reed

    I agree with your answers to 6 and 7. Your answer to #8 (Plessy) is wrong. Ms. Sue has checked 1-5 for you.

  3. Anonymous

    Got it. Thanks Reed, thanks Ms. Sue!

  4. Anonymous

    SS8B Unit 3 Lesson 4 Test

    1. B
    2. A, B, D
    3. B
    4. C
    5. C
    6. D
    7. A
    8. B
    9(ESSAY). Format(do not copy and paste, just write following this format): Stevens thinks Johnson should be impeached b/c he violated official oath to obey Constitution and failed uphold it. Make sure you quote the quotation they gave you and explain the quotation.

  5. PearsonConnexus

    thx annonymous you are 100%

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