Profiles in Courage Quiz | Four Week Quiz B

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 10.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How many other Republicans lost their careers by standing with Ross against the impeachment of President Johnson?
(a) Fourteen.
(b) Six.
(c) Four.
(d) Ten.

2. What was Lamar able to convince President Hayes to do?
(a) Apologize to the South for certain military actions during the war.
(b) Withdraw occupation troops and restore Home Rule in key states.
(c) Give Tilden a much sought after ambassadorship.
(d) Appoint Southerners to key positions in his cabinet.

3. Who was the Senator from Nebraska who opposed President Woodrow Wilson's Armed Ship Bill?
(a) Lucius Lamar.
(b) George W. Norris.
(c) James W. Grimes.
(d) Rutherford Hayes.

4. What was ironic when the Matthews Resolution came up for a vote in the Senate?
(a) Lamar voted against it but the other Senator, a Negro appointed by the reconstruction, voted for it.
(b) Matthews voted against his own resolution.
(c) The Resolution came before the Senate before the Bland Bill.
(d) Lamar had gone back to Mississippi and missed the vote.

5. What is a constant that an elected official must understand?
(a) He or she is under scrutiny by the constituency.
(b) The media will not report anything the elected official does not want made public.
(c) That once elected, the official is no longer responsible to the constituency.
(d) He or she will never hear from the constituency until election day.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is the irony of Houston's defending the Northerner's rights to abolition?

2. How did Benton's reputation for being crazy become problematic to his opponents?

3. What were the circumstances that brought Edmund G. Ross to Congress as Senator from Kansas?

4. In terms of service in office of both father and son, what similarity set them apart from presidents before and after them?

5. Which of the following public offices did John Quincey Adams NOT hold?

(see the answer key)

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