A. It represented former slaves who were suing their owners. B. It arranged for former slaves to enroll at West Point. C. It established schools in the South for former slaves. D. It repatriated former slaves to Liberia in West Africa.
What do the 14th Amendment and the Civil Rights Act of 1866 have in common? A. They were efforts by Congress to solve economic problems in the South. B. They were attempts by President Abraham Lincoln to end regional and racial divisions. C. They were laws President Andrew Johnson supported to punish south slave owners. D. They were ways Congress sought to guarantee blacks the full rights of citizenship.
They were ways Congress sought to guarantee blacks the full rights of citizenship.
Which description of the impeachment process as defined by the U.S. Constitution is correct? A. The Supreme Court decides whether a law passed by Congress is constitutional. B. The president demands the resignation of a Supreme Court justice he disagrees with. C. The Senate acts as jury in the trial of a government official accused of serious misconduct. D. The House of Representatives removes a sitting president from office by a two-thirds majority.
The House of Representatives removes a sitting president from office by a two-thirds majority.
Which describes why sharecropping kept landless southern farmers trapped in a cycle of poverty? A. Northern markets refused to buy sharecropped produce. B. Farmers made no profit of their own after paying off the land owner. C. Freed slaves refused to work as sharecroppers on their old plantations. D. Banks denied loans to plantation owners to buy more land.
Farmers made no profit of their own after paying off the land owner
Which was not a social or economic problem facing the United States at the end of the Civil War? A. The federal government refused to lend any assistance to the South. B. The former Confederate states had no local governments, post offices, or police. C. Southern cities, farms, factories, and transportation systems were ruined. D. Four million freed slaves had nowhere to go, no jobs, and no education.
The federal government refused to lend any assistance to the South.
Which was a strength Andrew Johnson brought to the presidency? A. willingness to accept advice B. commitment to black civil rights C. loyalty to the Union D. readiness to compromise
loyalty to the Union
Which explains why Senator Edmund Ross voted not guilty in Andrew Johnson's impeachment trial? A. He knew that he would lose reelection if he voted to convict the president. B. He did not believe presidents should ever be impeached, regardless of the law. C. He had received a large campaign contribution form Johnson's party. D. He genuinely felt that Johnson was innocent of any impeachable offense.