A Nation Under Our Feet: Black Political Struggles in the Rural South from Slavery to the Great Migration Quiz | Lesson Plans One Week Quiz A

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One Week Quiz A

Name: _________________________ Period: ___________________

This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Part 3, Chapter 8 Of Ballots and Biracialism.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Almost without exception, those leaving the ___________ Party had to solicit black votes.
(a) Democratic.
(b) Independent.
(c) Republican.
(d) Greenback-Labor.

2. One African American became the governor of __________ while 800 blacks served in state legislatures.
(a) South Carolina.
(b) Louisiana.
(c) Texas.
(d) Mississippi.

3. General Benjamin F. Butler declared slaves ______________ of war and put them to work.
(a) Spoils.
(b) Prisoners.
(c) Contraband.
(d) Victims.

4. Congress finally moved to prohibit military personnel from ________ slaves to their owners.
(a) Surrendering.
(b) Selling.
(c) Introducing.
(d) Challenging.

5. While the incidence of black office holding grew, the party began to grow ____________.
(a) Weaker.
(b) Larger.
(c) Apart.
(d) Stronger.

Short Answer Questions

1. The great majority of African Americans in the South remained loyal to the __________ Party.

2. What did the arrangement mentioned in #153 limit? This limited _________ mobilization and organization that had happened during Reconstruction.

3. When the Republican Party began to attract more white voters, those voters would not support ____________.

4. In many areas, the Republican Party failed to attract enough ________ voters.

5. Blacks looks to local political power as a way to construct a new political __________.

(see the answer key)

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