1. The black codes imposed on former slaves set up prohibitions in all of the following areas except

1. carrying weapons.
2. traveling without restrictions.
3. working as a farmhand.
4. owning a business.

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2. Poll taxes and grandfather clauses were devices used to

1. deny African Americans the right to vote.
2. extend suffrage to women and 18-year-old citizens.
3. raise money for political campaigns.
4. prevent immigrants from becoming citizens.

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Base your answer to question 3 on the passage below and on your knowledge Of social studies.

"The registrar brought a big old book out there, and he gave me the sixteenth section of the constitution of Mississippi, . . . I could copy it like it was in the book, but after I got through copying it, he told me to give a reasonable interpretation and tell the meaning of the section I had copied. Well, I flunked out.
-Source: A History of the United States since 1861

3. The main intent of the literacy test described in the passage was to

1. encourage reform of the political system.
2. encourage Mississippi residents to learn about their state's legal  system
3. prevent African Americans from exercising a basic right.
4. enforce the provisions of the United States Constitution.

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4. Jim Crow laws

1. gave full civil rights to African Americans.
2. kept African Americans in a separate and inferior position.
3.provided economic incentives for business growth.
4. provided equal opportunities for all citizens.

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5. The legal basis for racial segregation in the late nineteenth century was

1. Supreme Court decisions that excluded African Americans from  voting
2. legislation by Congress.
3. Jim Crow laws enacted by Southern legislatures.
4. laws in Northern states that excluded African Americans from
factory work.

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