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As the Civil war continued and casualties mounted, opinion in the North became increasingl

As the Civil war continued and casualties mounted, opinion in the North became increasingly bitter toward Southern slave owners. Many Republicans joined the abolitionists in calling for emancipation of the slaves

a.because it was the right thing to do.

b.because it would increase their labor pool.

c.to get more customers for the goods they produced.

d.simply to punish the “rebels.”

12.On September 22, 1862, President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation by claiming his right as

a.a spokesman for emancipation.

b.commander-in-chief of the army and navy.

c.the voice of the people of America.

d.the voice of the slaves.

13.Traditionally, historians viewed the Reconstruction Congress as vindictive against the South, and the Reconstruction Era is considered

a.fair, equitable, and just.

b.undocumented and unimportant.

c.destructive, oppressive, and corrupt.

d.damaging to the esteem of former slaves.

14.The Civil Rights Act of 1875 declared that all persons were entitled to the full and equal enjoyment of all public accommodations, inns, public conveniences, theaters, and other places of public amusement. In this act, the Reconstruction Congress committed the nation to

a.a century of segregation.

b.a policy of discrimination in all aspects of public life.

c.a policy of nondiscrimination in all aspects of private life.

d.a policy of nondiscrimination in all aspects of public life.

15.The devices used by the white supremacy movement to disenfranchise blacks included all but

a.literacy tests.

b.grandfather clauses.

c.poll taxes.

d.black primaries.

16.Which of the following were tactics used by white supremacists to disenfranchise African American voters?

a.The grandfather clause

b.A poll tax

c.White primaries

d.All of the above are true.

17.Booker T. Washington’s hopes for African Americans lay in a program of self-help through education. With the help of white philanthropists, he established the Tuskegee Institute where training emphasized

a.immediately lucrative careers in medicine, law, and finance.

b.long-term career goal-setting.

c.immediately useful vocations such as farming, preaching, and blacksmithing.

d.a liberal arts degree as a prelude to public office.

18.The foremost African American advocate of accommodation to segregation was

a.W.E.B. Du Bois.

b.Booker T. Washington.

c.George Washington Carver.

d.Abraham Lincoln.

19.Booker T. Washington was best known as an advocate of

a.migration out of the south by African Americans.

b.the formation of an African American power movement.

c.cooperation between suffragists and abolitionists.

d.accommodation to segregation.

20.Which of the following was not a response by African Americans to the imposition of segregation?

a.Accommodation to a subordinate position in society

b.Formation of an African Americans protest movement

c.Declaration of revolution by African Americans

d.Migration out of the South to avoid consequences of white supremacy

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