Consolidating a Triumphant Union 1865-1877 - Quiz

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1

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

2

In the battle over Reconstruction, to secure power over the president, Congress passed the Tenure of Office Act and the

Command of the Army Act

3

Walt Whitman's "Democratic Vistas" celebrated

the courageous instinct that moved brave people west

4

An alliance of lawyers, businessmen, and politicians known as the "Santa Fe Ring"

wrested about 80 percent of the original Spanish grants from Hispanic land holders in New Mexico

5

Limitations were placed on the post-war expansionist impulse when the Senate rejected a treaty that would have annexed

the Dominican Republic

6

The National Grange of the Patrons of Husbandry was organized primarily to help farmers

unite to challenge discriminatory railroad rates.

7

Most female Chinese immigrants ended up as prostitutes.

True

8

The Civil Rights Act of 1866 was the first time the federal government was given power to protect individuals against the willful indifference of state governments to their Constitutional rights.

True

9

A letter written by any person in history is a primary source.

True

10

The 14th and 15th amendments helped African Americans gain the right to vote.

True