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​1. Taxes that are imposed on imported and exported goods by the government are called tariffs. 

a.  True 
b.  False

2. Secession is a term used for states that withdrew from the Union during the Civil War.

a.  True 
b.  False

3. The Reconstruction Era was the time period after the Civil War when the South was allowed to regain their statehood and rights as citizens of the United States.

a.  True 
b.  False

4. Popular sovereignty meant that people had the right to make the laws that benefited the majority of their own state.

a.  True 
b.  False

5. Which of the following was the name chosen by the eleven southern slave states that seceded from the Union to form their own government?

a.  Southern States
b.  United Southern States
c.  Confederate States of America 

6. ____________ was elected president of the Confederacy during the Civil War. 

a.  Thomas Jefferson
b.  Jefferson Davis 
c.  James Polk

7. President Abraham Lincoln's document that ordered the slaves to be freed from the territories that were still at war with the Union was called the ________________.

a.  Articles of Confederation
b.  Declaration of Independence
c.  Emancipation Proclamation 

8. _________________ was the military commander of the Confederate Army who surrendered, ending the Civil War.

a.  Andrew Jackson
b.  Robert E. Lee 
c.  James Polk

9. __________________ was the military commander of the Union Army who fought against the Confederate Army during the Civil War.

a.  Thomas Jefferson
b.  Abraham Lincoln
c.  Ulysses S. Grant

10. The Dred Scott Decision was a ruling made by the Supreme Court that said a slave could not be a citizen of the United States and later contributed to the start of the Civil War.

a.  True 
b.  False

11. The _______________ in December 1865 abolished slavery in the United States. 

a.  Thirteenth Amendment 
b.  Fourteenth Amendment
c.  Fifteenth Amendment

12. The ________ Amendment guaranteed citizenship to anyone born in the United States, and the ________ Amendment gave citizens the right to vote. 

a.  Twelfth and Thirteenth
b.  Thirteenth and Fourteenth
c.  Fourteenth and Fifteenth 

13. A contractual agreement where one person works for minimal or no wages to pay back money provided by another is called __________.  

a.  employment
b.  indentured servitude 
c.  integration

14. Which of the following is a Supreme Court ruling that required public facilities for people of different races to be separate but equal?

a.  Marbury v. Madison
b.  Gideon v. Wainwright
c.  Plessy v. Ferguson 

15. The treatment of human beings as property is called _________. 

a.  slavery 
b.  segregation
c.  indentured servitude
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Social Studies:  The Civil War and Post War - Quiz