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. The __________ movement was one of the most successful challenges to the Democratic Party rule in the rural South.
(a) KKK.
(b) Readjuster.
(c) Conservationist.
(d) Union League.

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

3. In many areas, the Republican Party failed to attract enough ________ voters.
(a) Black.
(b) Free.
(c) White.
(d) Legal.

4. When manpower needs raced ahead of recruitment, the army pressed _________ into service.
(a) Whites.
(b) Young boys.
(c) Slaveowners.
(d) Blacks.

5. The most prominent example of black self-management was at ____________, the plantations owned by President Jefferson Davis.
(a) Mount Davis.
(b) Jefferson Village.
(c) Davis Bend.
(d) Black Bend.

Short Answer Questions

1. Legislators started off strong, reducing __________ debt, slashing taxes on real estate, chartering labor unions, etc.

2. White ________ were encouraged to seek black votes with appeals and with patronage.

3. In South Carolina, about 55% of the state legislature was filled by ______________, including many blacks.

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

5. The wartime military provided a basic political _____________ to fugitive slaves.

(see the answer key)

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