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. One African American became the governor of __________ while 800 blacks served in state legislatures.
(a) South Carolina.
(b) Louisiana.
(c) Texas.
(d) Mississippi.

2. In South Carolina, about 55% of the state legislature was filled by ______________, including many blacks.
(a) Democrats.
(b) Freed men.
(c) Uninformed men.
(d) Republicans.

3. An aspect that has often been overlooked in the literature on slavery is ____________ between slaves.
(a) Committments.
(b) Dispute resolution.
(c) Infighting.
(d) Exchanges.

4. The great majority of African Americans in the South remained loyal to the __________ Party.
(a) Republican.
(b) Independent.
(c) Greenback-Labor.
(d) Democratic.

5. Black support fed on the ideologies and customers with _______________.
(a) Churches.
(b) Black communities.
(c) Families.
(d) Armies.

Short Answer Questions

1. The rumors were able to spread because thousands of slaves were drawn to ____________ during the war.

2. Slaves working within kin groups or ______ did not escape punishment, but were better able to maintain and secure the gains they did make.

3. The majority of ______________ lived in the rural South during this particular time period of the book.

4. The Union League tried to mobilize newly enfranchised _______ and protect them through secrecy and armed self-defense.

5. About one in ________ slaves lived in the upper or border South, where the hiring of free people of color was not uncommon.

(see the answer key)

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