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Journey Through Arkansas - Reconstruction Reading Guide #03

Matching
 
 
a.
Elisha Baxter
d.
Samuel J. Tilden
b.
Joseph Brooks
e.
Rutherford B. Hayes
c.
Augustus H. Garland
 

 1. 

appointed as postmaster of Little Rock
 

 2. 

Democratic candidate for President in 1876
 

 3. 

became President in 1877
 

 4. 

Arkansas’s 11th governor
 

 5. 

won the disputed governor’s race in 1872
 

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

 6. 

The Brooks-Baxter War was a
a.
a political fight between Republicans and Democrats.
c.
a Civil War skirmish that took place after the war ended.
b.
a political fight between Regular Republicans and Liberal Republicans.
d.
a Civil War skirmish that took place  before the war ended.
 

 7. 

The political fighting between Brooks and Baxter ended when President Grant
a.
appointed Brooks as the postmaster of Little Rock.
c.
supported Brooks as governor.
b.
sent troops to end the fighting.
d.
withdrew troops from Little Rock.
 

 8. 

The Convention of 1874 created the state’s ___________ constitution.
a.
second
c.
fourth
b.
third
d.
fifth
 

 9. 

Augustus H. Garland was
a.
a liberal republican.
c.
a regular republican.
b.
a redeemer democrat.
d.
a liberal democrat.
 

 10. 

The presidential election of 1876 was disputed over electoral votes and was decided by the Compromise of 1877, allowing ____________ to become the next president.
a.
Samuel J. Tilden
c.
James Johnson
b.
Augustus H. Garland
d.
Rutherford B. Hayes
 



 
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