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

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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. ___________ called for the federal protection of slavery in the western territories.
(a) All whites.
(b) Slave holders.
(c) Democrats.
(d) Republicans.

2. It was as enforcers that black __________ may have made their most influential and powerful contributions to developing political communities.
(a) Priests.
(b) Women.
(c) Teens.
(d) Men.

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

4. Few slaves knew how to ___________ before they entered the military.
(a) March.
(b) Read or write.
(c) Shoot a gun.
(d) Take orders.

5. Slave rebellions started with small scale departures for ___________ lines.
(a) Democratic.
(b) Republican.
(c) Union.
(d) Confederate.

Short Answer Questions

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

2. Republicans never fully gained a large hold in the state of ___________ after the Civil War.

3. General Benjamin F. Butler declared slaves ______________ of war and put them to work.

4. Congress finally moved to prohibit military personnel from ________ slaves to their owners.

5. In some areas where based of substantial black political activity existed, an arrangement known as ________ occurred.

(see the answer key)

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