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chapter 15 consolidating a triumphant union

chapter 15 consolidating a triumphant union

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After the arrival of the US Army in Savannah, Georgia, one of the actions taken by the emancipated slaves was

establishing a school and hiring teachers

In the political struggle over the fate of the South, Republicans

hope to reconstruct the South by enabling African Americans to become full citizens

According to the text, the potent symbol of postwar nationalism was the

railroad industry

The Republican triumph in the Civil War promoted dissent from

women who wanted political rights

In planning to deal with the freedpeople and their former masters, President Andrew Johnson wanted to,

prevent equality for the newly freed people

After the capture of New Orleans by the US Army in 1862, General Nathaniel Banks dealt with the slave population by

forcing blacks to return to plantations and live there

Abraham Lincoln's plan would allow former rebel states to form new governments when

10% of the voting population of 1860 had sworn an oath of allegiance

In 1864, Congress put forward its own plan for Reconstruction in the

Wade-Davis Bill

President Johnson implemented a plan for Reconstruction in 1865 that included all of the following

blacks would continue to toil as disenfranchised agricultural laborers, the wealthiest former Confederates were stripped of the right to vote but could appeal to him personally for a pardon, poor whites were granted pardons upon repudiating secession, and approving the Thirteenth Amendment which abolished slavery

Radical and Moderate Republicans were drawn together by

outrage over the southern states' passage of Black Codes

Slavery was abolished by the

Thirteenth Amendment

The Fourteenth amendment did all the following

guaranteed former slaves citizenship, declare former rebels ineligible for federal office, void Confederate debts, expel former rebels from state government

Southerners who cooperated with the northern Republicans were labeled

scalawags

The astounding result of the Congressional elections in 1866 shaped the future of Reconstruction by

giving Republicans a two-thirds majority in both houses of Congress

All of the following are true of the Freedmen's Bureau

it represented a new federal role in social welfare, the agency lacked resources to effect meaningful change, Republicans intended it to serve as mediator between freed peoples and southern whites, it established elementary schools and distributed rations to loyal southerners

During its brief life, the Freedmen's Bureau

compiled a mixed record

The system of sharecropping which emerged after the Civil War

defined southern cotton production well into the twentieth century