Unit 2 Post Test: 11-21
Which was NOT a reason the North began to lose interest in the Southern Reconstruction by the early 1870s?
Northerners were growing increasingly hostile to President Johnson, and no longer wanted to support his agenda.
Why did President Johnson deviate from his original plan of punishing Southern aristocrats by making it difficult for states to reenter the Union?
Johnson believed that the Union was paramount and southern states should be represented.
What were the Enforcement Acts?
Acts recommended by Grant and imposed by Congress to try to protect black voters from intimidation and violence
What was the purpose of the poll tax?
to make it difficult for African Americans to vote
The Jim Crow era directly followed what period in U.S. history?
Which is most true of Jim Crow laws?
They were enacted mostly in the South.
Which best describes de jure segregation?
segregation that is sanctioned by the law
Which best describes popular sovereignty?
the ability of a state or territory to decide for themselves whether or not to allow slavery
Which component of the Compromise of 1850 most enraged Northerners?
the Fugitive Slave Act
Which describes a significant difference between the North and the South in the years leading up to the Civil War?
The North favored a protectionist tarriff on foreign goods, while the South did not.
Which best describes how slaves were regarded in the South in the pre-Civil War years?
as valuable property