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. "Under the best of circumstances, white _____________ embraced the ideals of civil and political equality."
(a) Republicans.
(b) Democrats.
(c) Preachers.
(d) Slaveholders.

2. A ____________ Movement developed as an influx of poor Irish Catholics arriving in the United States.
(a) Immigrant.
(b) Nativist.
(c) Westward.
(d) Economic.

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

4. Blacks looks to local political power as a way to construct a new political __________.
(a) State.
(b) Movement.
(c) Identity.
(d) Structure.

5. The wartime military provided a basic political _____________ to fugitive slaves.
(a) Structure.
(b) Manual.
(c) Organization.
(d) Education.

Short Answer Questions

1. ___________ called for the federal protection of slavery in the western territories.

2. Few slaves knew how to ___________ before they entered the military.

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

4. _________ to protect farms and plantation laborers were sometimes cut down by urban blacks and Mulattoes.

5. The __________ movement was one of the most successful challenges to the Democratic Party rule in the rural South.

(see the answer key)

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