history 3071 test 2 Essay

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1. In the summer of 1864 union forces laid siege to this confederate held position for 48 days: Vicksburg
2. Approximately what percentages of slaves lived and worked on plantations in the antebellum south? 52%
3. Which of the following people could not be described as a progressive reformer in LA in the late 19th century or early twentieth century? Rev Benjamin Palmer (not Kate Gordon or jean Gordon or Sidney Story)
4. What is the name of the committee that joined together to organize opposition to the 1890 separate car act passed by the LA legislature? The committee of citizens
5. According to antebellum LA slave law, what age must an enslaved child reach before he or she could legally be sold away from his or her mother? 10
6. What LA constitution contained mechanisms to insure widespread disfranchisement of African American voters? The constitution of 1898
7. According to your textbook which agricultural staple crop took on new economic importance in late nineteenth century LA? Rice
8. The largest single instance of violence during reconstruction in the United States took place at Colfax in grant parish in 1873. The parish was created to give a political advantage to which political party? The republican party
9. The Republican Party can to dominate politics in the northern states before the civil war. What was the party’s slogan? Free soil, Free labor, free men
10. What year did LA’s first major oil discovery occur? 1901
11. Which of the following us presidents came into office because of the so called compromise of 1877? Rutherford B Hayes
12. Which legal instrument ended slavery throughout the US? The 13th amendment to the US constitution
13. The US supreme court’s findings in the dred Scott case is best described by which of the following brief phrases? A black man has no rights which any white man is bound to respect
14. President Lincoln developed a plan during the first part of reconstruction which was designed to bring the rebel states back into the union quickly. What was the plan called? The 10% plan
15. What phrase best described the body of legislation directed at la’s free people of color in the years leading up to the civil war? Punitive
16. Which three amendments to the us constitution are known as the reconstruction amendments? 13th, 14th, 15th
17. How was the legal status of a slave child determined at the time of its birth? The status of the child followed the status of the mother
18. In 1860 the money value of slaves represented what percentage of the value of the money invested in manufacturing and railroads? 300%
19. The US’s Supreme Court’s findings in the matter of Plessey v Ferguson is best described by which of the following brief phrases? Separate but equal accommodations are constitutional
20. What was the name of the decommissioned ironclad gunboat that was purchased by a generous friend of the state and used by federal forces and metropolitan police to round up suspects in the aftermath of the Colfax massacre? The Ozark
21. Who was the union officer who guided us naval forces up the MS River past the confederate forts Jackson and st Philip to New Orleans in April 1862? David Farragut
22. In the period following reconstruction, reactionary, white supremacist politicians in la were sometimes called.. bourbon democrats
23. La had four constitutions during the period between the civil war and the beginning of the 19th century. Which of the dates below is not one of the years in which one of those four constitutions was adopted? The constitution of 1877 (1868, 1879, 1898 are correct years)
24. In the antebellum era, plantations produced what percentage of the south’s export crops? 75%
25. During the time he was in charge of union-occupied new Orleans (may-December 1862) general Benjamin butler referred to the schools in the city as: Nurseries of treason
26. This person grew up on the edge of the French quarter in the antebellum period. He was a piano prodigy and composed a