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(3) the federal government confiscated their 40-acre grants

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(3) the federal government confiscated their 40-acre grants

(4) the system of sharecropping kept them in a cycle of poverty

  1. Which statement best describes how the status of African Americans in the South changed soon after the end of Reconstruction in 1877?

(1) The Supreme Court consistently supported civil rights for African Americans.

(2) Poll taxes and literacy tests were eliminated for African Americans.

(3) Increasing numbers of African Americans were elected to public office.

(4) African Americans faced increasing discrimination and segregation.
8. …With malice toward none; with charity for all; with firmness in the right, as God gives us to see the right, let us strive on to finish the work we are in; to bind up the nation’s wounds; to care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan – to do all which may achieve and cherish a just, and a lasting peace, among ourselves, and with all nations.

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