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SAT® Subject Test in U.S. History

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Scalawags

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"Scalawag" was a term describing

A

a Northerner who came South during Reconstruction to rip off the South.

B

a Northerner who came South during Reconstruction to teach in Freedman Bureau schools.

C

a freedman who was elected to a political position or gained a political job through patronage.

D

any Southerner who joined the Republican Party and helped enforce the US government's Reconstruction policies.

E

a member of the KKK or other vigilante racist groups that emerged in the South during Reconstruction.