Monday, September 9, 2013

WBT Book Club Appendix: Mind Sports




Mind Sports, especially Mind Soccer is a great way to review material.  This part of the book explained the ins and outs of these games.  Here are my Mind Soccer questions for my Reconstruction unit.

Reconstruction Mind Soccer Questions


1. What was the time period/era that comes after the Civil War called? Reconstruction
2. What amendment abolished slavery? 13th
3. What amendment granted citizenship to all persons born in the United States? 14th
4. What amendment allowed black men to vote? 15th
5. What vocabulary term means "to vote?" suffrage
6. During Reconstruction, what group could not hold public office? Southern military leaders
7. During Reconstruction, what group could hold public office? African Americans
8. What law, although difficult to enforce, granted African Americans equal rights? Civil Rights Act of 1866
9. During Reconstruction, what group supervised the South?  Northern soldiers
10. What group was established to aid or help former enslaved African Americans in the South?  Freedman's Bureau
11. What was the group of Northerns who came to the South to take advantage of them called? Carpetbaggers
12. During Reconstruction, what laws were adopted to limit the freedom of former slaves? Black Codes
13. What year did Reconstruction come to an end? 1877
14. How did Reconstruction come to an end? with a compromise over the presidential election of 1876
15. What happened to the federal troops stationed in the South after Reconstruction ended? they were removed
16. What were the post-Reconstruction laws called that took away newly gained African American rights and freedoms? Jim Crow Laws
17. Which court case ruled "separate but equal?" Plessy vs. Ferguson
18. What year was the Plessy vs. Ferguson ruling? 1896
19. Who created a reconstruction plan that called for reconciliation? Abraham Lincoln
20. Who was president of Washington College, also known as Washington and Lee University? Robert E. Lee
21. Who thought preserving the Union was more important than punishing the South? Abraham Lincoln
22. Who was a powerful voice for human rights and civil liberties for all? Fredrick Douglas
23. Who fought for constitutional amendments that would guarantee voting rights? Fredrick Douglas
24. Who urged the Southerners to reconcile with the Northerners when some wanted to continue to fight?  Robert E. Lee
25. Who was president of the United States during the Civil War and Reconstruction eras? Abraham Lincoln

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