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 great majority of African Americans in the South remained loyal to the __________ Party.
(a) Greenback-Labor.
(b) Democratic.
(c) Republican.
(d) Independent.

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

3. What did the arrangement mentioned in #153 limit? This limited _________ mobilization and organization that had happened during Reconstruction.
(a) Grassroots.
(b) Slave.
(c) Labor.
(d) Church.

4. Legislators started off strong, reducing __________ debt, slashing taxes on real estate, chartering labor unions, etc.
(a) Personal.
(b) Construction.
(c) National.
(d) State.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. __________ efforts generally offers African Americans a greater chance of holding office and holding some sort of political power.

2. Hiram R. Revels was the senator elect from ____________ in 1870.

3. As the Union Army moved further into the South, the volume of slave fugitives ___________.

4. The Readjusters tried to rally local communities by paying the __________ for a large number eligible voters.

5. When manpower needs raced ahead of recruitment, the army pressed _________ into service.

(see the answer key)

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