United States History Question of the Day

  Radical Republicans

An anti-Radical Republican cartoon (1866)
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Question 0110125:

Which of the following was not a goal of the Radical Republicans during Reconstruction?

(A) punishment of the South
(B) retention of Republican power
(C) protection of industrial growth with high tariffs
(D) providing education to former slaves
(E) a quick end to military occupation of the South

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