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Journey Through Arkansas - Reconstruction Reading Guide #02

Multiple Choice
Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
 

 1. 

Arkansas Democrats originally voted to reject the 14th Amendment, while ________  was the only southern state to ratify the amendment.
a.
Missouri
c.
Tennessee
b.
Oklahoma
d.
Mississippi
 

 2. 

President Johnson was impeached (charged with wrong doing) but survived removal in the Senate by ________ vote(s).
a.
one
c.
three
b.
two
d.
four
 

 3. 

After President Johnson was impeached, Reconstruction was controlled by the ___________ Republicans.
a.
Democratic
c.
Regular
b.
Liberal
d.
Radical
 

 4. 

Joseph Brooks believed strongly that the new constitution give equal rights to ___________ .
a.
poor whites
c.
carpetbaggers
b.
former confederates
d.
freedmen
 

 5. 

The state’s fourth constitution gave equal rights, such as the right to vote to all eligible males, and provided for
a.
free public education.
c.
freedom of religion.
b.
new social services.
d.
none of these.
 

 6. 

The states fourth constitution disenfranchised _____________ .
(disenfranchised - denied the right to vote)
a.
carpetbaggers
c.
scalawags
b.
Confederates
d.
freedmen
 

 7. 

The Union Leagues and the Freedman’s Bureau helped more then ___________ black citizens to vote.
a.
10,000
c.
20,000
b.
15,000
d.
25,000
 

 8. 

Powell Clayton was elected the states ninth governor, came to Arkansas as a
a.
carpetbagger
c.
scalawag
b.
Union officer
d.
Confederate officer
 

 9. 

A lynching is  _________ .
a.
a legal hanging
c.
a special kind rope
b.
an illegal hanging
d.
none of these
 

 10. 

Governor Clayton declared ____________ because of violence in the state after Ulysses S. Grant was elected president.
a.
martial law
c.
war on the democrats
b.
a state of emergency
d.
none of these
 



 
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