A Nation Under Our Feet: Black Political Struggles in the Rural South from Slavery to the Great Migration Quiz | Four Week Quiz A

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Part 1, Chapter 3 Of Rumors and Revelations.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Mobility, craft skills, and literacy were all crucial components in the creation of political __________.
(a) Candidates.
(b) Actors.
(c) Voters.
(d) Presidents.

2. Slave congregations pulsed not only with ____________, but also with collective deliberation.
(a) Anger.
(b) Passion.
(c) Joy.
(d) Religion.

3. In 1862, the War Department authorized the establishment of a ______________.
(a) White and black regiment.
(b) Confederate dissolution.
(c) Black regiment.
(d) Union spy team.

4. About one in ________ slaves lived in the upper or border South, where the hiring of free people of color was not uncommon.
(a) Eight.
(b) Five.
(c) Four.
(d) Ten.

5. Mass meetings and small gatherings proclaimed a new black __________ presence.
(a) Political.
(b) Taxpayer.
(c) Community.
(d) Emotional.

Short Answer Questions

1. Almost universally, freed people believed that some __________ for the trials of slavery should occur.

2. When African Americans were slaves or freed people, the overwhelming majority of them were _____________.

3. Those leading the new black political movement were mostly men who had been ________ before the war.

4. On July __________, millions of freed people claimed access to public space previously denied to them.

5. Even before the presidential election took place, rumors were circulating that ___________ had won.

(see the answer key)

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