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Reconstruction, White Supremacy, Civil Rights

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  • When were the majority of statues of Confederate generals put up?
  • What were "carpetbaggers"?
  • What were "scalawags"?
  • How prominent were poll taxes in the U.S. before the Civil War?
  • How prominent were poll taxes in the U.S. in 1900?
  • How prominent were poll taxes in the U.S. in 1964?
  • How prominent were literacy tests for voting in the U.S. before the Civil War?
  • How prominent were literacy tests for voting in the U.S. in 1900?
  • How prominent were literacy tests for voting in the U.S. in 1964?
  • What was the purpose of poll taxes?
  • What was Lincoln's impression of General Robert E. Lee?
  • Why was Andrew Johnson impeached?
  • What do we know about Lincoln's plan for Reconstruction?
  • Did General Lee call the Confederate flag a symbol of treason?
  • What was General Lee's opinion of Civil War monuments?
  • What is redlining?
  • How much did black voter turnout increase after the Voting Rights Act of 1964?
  • What percentage of the public does not know the Civil War was about slavery?
  • Why do many Americans not believe the Civil War was about slavery?
  • Is asserting the "Lost Cause" view of history a "denialist" position?
  • Did Andrew Johnson implement Lincoln's plan for reconstruction?
  • Why did Reconstruction fail?
  • How many black people were killed in lynchings after the Civil War?
  • How well attended and publicized were lynchings?
  • Was Abraham Lincoln a Radical Republican?
  • What is blockbusting?
  • Did the Fair Housing Act end housing discrimination?


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