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

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Part 3, Chapter 9 The Valley and the Shadows.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Many of the early organizations founded by freed people were also bound together by ____________.
(a) Location.
(b) Slave owner.
(c) Money.
(d) Kinship.

2. Rural freed people did not need outsiders to nurture their desire for the _________ they had been cultivating.
(a) Money.
(b) Homes.
(c) Land.
(d) Power.

3. Many new agricultural groups claimed to stand for the interests of small farmers and drew on the political legacies of ____________.
(a) Greenbacks.
(b) Republicans.
(c) Democrats.
(d) Independents.

4. _____________ often left illiterate and poorer individuals vulnerable to harassment and disenfranchisement.
(a) Demonstrations.
(b) Democrats.
(c) Polling practices.
(d) KKK.

5. Black misgivings were often confirmed at a local level, where some Populists resorted to ____________.
(a) Legal action.
(b) Discrimination.
(c) Violence.
(d) Boycotts.

Short Answer Questions

1. When a black man vied for office, it required the mobilization of entire ________________.

2. Mobility, craft skills, and literacy were all crucial components in the creation of political __________.

3. Slave recruits were generally __________ able to lead as the widely lacked skills and experience.

4. The Union League was formed to rally public support for ________ and the war effort.

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

(see the answer key)

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