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1.

The Fugitive Slave Act most favored the interests or activities of

 

(A)

escaped slaves

 

(B)

slave owners

 

(C)

abolitionists

 

(D)

Northern industrialists

  

2.

The Civil War began

 

(A)

with the Battle of Bull Run

 

(B)

with the shelling of Fort Sumter

 

(C)

when slaves revolted

 

(D)

when Virginia seceeded

  

3.

All these led to the surrender at Appomattox EXCEPT

 

(A)

Sherman's resignation

 

(B)

Confederate soldiers' desertion

 

(C)

the fall of Atlanta

 

(D)

Southern morale

  

4.

Former slaves improved their lives by all these means EXCEPT

 

(A)

reuniting with families

 

(B)

forming churches

 

(C)

overturning unfair laws

 

(D)

seeking educational opportunities

  

5.

Unlike Presidents Lincoln and Johnson, Reconstructionists in Congress wanted to address

 

(A)

high-ranking Confederates

 

(B)

the Thirteenth Amendment

 

(C)

wealthy landowners

 

(D)

African-American rights

  
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