Problem Solving Assessments for Chapter 15:
The South After the Civil War


In this chapter, a number of questions are presented after brief sections of text. Following is a pdf for the questions as well as the answers. Click on either one to have it printed.

Ch. 15 Questions     Ch. 15 Answers

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  1. Agriculture was the primary source of employment in 1890. What other types of jobs, not mentioned in the chapter, might a southern person hold?[audio]

  2. What would a world look like where everyone was treated equally? [audio]

  3. Natural resources have been used to help boost economies around the world. What is your opinion regarding the use of natural resources and to what extent should they be used?[audio]

  4. With the ending of slavery, the plantation owner needed to reevaluate the way he was to run his farm. As a plantation owner after the Civil War, what steps would you take to begin rebuilding your plantation back into a working, profitable farm?[audio]

  5. Laws are passed to enforce specific beliefs. What is your opinion on some of the laws that went into effect after the ending of the Civil War? Were they effective? Why? Why not?[audio]