African-American History

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What was the purpose of the Dawes Act

The Dawes Act was an effort to make assimilation the government's official policy. The aim was to "Americanize" the Native Americans , cultivating in them the desire to own property and to farm.

What happened when president Johnson vetoed radical reconstruction laws

congress passed the acts over his veto

What plan for the south did president Lincoln start working on before the civil war had ended

A plan to rebuild the South

What did the close election of 1876 make necessary

An agreement in Congress so that President Hayes could take office

Why were Native American children sent to Indian schools in places like Carlisle Pennsylvania

to make them accept white culture by cuttling ties with their own culture

How did african americans respond to white business owners who wouldnt serve them during segregation

they started their own business to serve their community

Which of the following best describes the condition called debt peonage

having to stay at one job just to pay what you owe

What did President Grant help pass to prevent Southerners from using fear to shut African Americans out of the political process

President Grant helped to pass The Enforcements Act to prevent Southerners from using fear to shut African Americans out of the political process.

Why did the federal government begin to turn its attention away from Reconstruction in the South

Major economic problems began to take hold in the 1870s.

How did the black codes provide a steady source of labor for whites who owned farms

The black codes provided a steady source of labor for whites who owned farms, because African Americans who did not have jobs were made to serve time as forced laborers.

Blanche K Bruce is known for being which of the following

he was the only former slave to rule over the u.s. senate.! APEX!

What did the open ranges of Texas Colorado and Wyoming become important areas for

Cattle ranching

How did the railroad companies respond to the buffalo

They paid people to kill the buffalo so the animals would not block the tracks.

The Homestead Act of 1862 helped African Americans move to which area

The western United States

The sand creek massacre of 1864 and the battle at wounded knee in 1890 are examples of what us policy toward native Americans

Move them at all costs

What was one reason African American businesses were important

They provided services that whites would not because of segregation

According to the readings What right did women demand in the United states

Women demanded the right to vote.

How were African American politicians serving in state governments able make a lasting difference

They helped write new state constitutions after the Civil War - Apex

Why did southern state governments create poll taxes literacy tests and southern grandfather clauses

To limit african americans the right to vote

According to this cartoon men opposed giving women what

The right to vote!

How did president Lincolns plan for reconstruction treat southern states


African Americans who settled in the Plains region of the United states were known by what name

These African Americans who settled in the plains region of the United States were known as Exodusters.

The Fifteenth Amendment covers which of the following

allowed to vote regardless of color

According to this cartoon what group of women opposed the women's suffrage movement because of prejudice

women antisuffragists

Why where whites in Mississippi afraid of African Americans voting rights

There were more african americans than whites in population and in state government

Which of the following is true of President Andrew Johnson

President Andrew Johnson was from Tennessee and liked the South.

what was an economic effect of the transcontinental railroad

Goods produced in one region could be sent to another and sold.

what was the problem with the presidential election of 1876

leaking brown eye

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