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

2. Slaveholders complained about the sulkiness, demoralization, and insubordination on the part of _____________.
(a) The owners.
(b) The women.
(c) The children.
(d) The slaves.

3. The challenges of ___________, re-energized Republicans, and third parties exposed the divisions of the Democratic Party.
(a) Independents.
(b) The KKK.
(c) Lincoln.
(d) Emigration.

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

5. Hiram R. Revels was the senator elect from ____________ in 1870.
(a) Louisiana.
(b) Texas.
(c) Georgia.
(d) Mississippi.

Short Answer Questions

1. Members of the opposition parties would use ___________, intimidation, and violence to induce blacks not to vote.

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

3. Slaveholders and slaves believed the __________ party was hostile towards slavery.

4. On the _______ level, blacks could hope for a significant share of county and parish offices.

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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