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) Slave holders.
(b) All whites.
(c) Republicans.
(d) Democrats.

2. By the 1870s, a strong black __________ had been established in Virgina and organization efforts were underway.
(a) Plantation.
(b) Following.
(c) Press.
(d) Church.

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

4. When a black man vied for office, it required the mobilization of entire ________________.
(a) Churches.
(b) Plantations.
(c) Communities.
(d) States.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. Calls for the __________ inclusion of women and northern free blacks were ignored or rejected.

2. Almost without exception, those leaving the ___________ Party had to solicit black votes.

3. "Under the best of circumstances, white _____________ embraced the ideals of civil and political equality."

4. While the incidence of black office holding grew, the party began to grow ____________.

5. Blacks who attempted to or did vote _________________ were met with harsh reprisals and sanctions.

(see the answer key)

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