Which Black Man Was Selected from South Carolina to Participate
Which black man was selected from South Carolina to participate in the 1864 Republican National Convention?
A) Frederick Douglass
B) Earl Little
C) Robert Smalls
D) Booker T. Washington
How was Lincoln changing his opinion of blacks shortly before he was assassinated?
A) He suggested that perhaps some blacks who were educated or veterans should be able to vote.
B) He thought that not only should all blacks be free, but also that they should enjoy the same political and social rights as whites.
C) He thought that the federal government should give each freed black "forty acres and a mule."
D) He was really not changing his mind at all. He was always more concerned with the Southern states than the black people in them.
How did Andrew Johnson's becoming president affect blacks?
A) It didn't affect them. Johnson followed all of Lincoln's plans and initiated none of his own.
B) Johnson felt that blacks should not vote or have a role in government, and were vastly inferior to whites. He destroyed many of their hopes.
C) Johnson felt that blacks were the social and political equals of whites, and that they should be given the same rights as whites.
D) Johnson was president only for a few months, and therefore had little effect .
How did Johnson treat the former Confederates?
A) He treated them with extreme leniency. Even many of the high leaders were granted pardons under Johnson.
B) He treated them very harshly. He hated them for looking down on him when he lived in Tennessee.
C) He basically ignored them, and hoped that blacks would gain political power in the South.
D) Johnson refused to pardon them, but would allow them to vote if they swore allegiance to the United States.