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

Steven Hahn
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Part 1, Chapter 1 Of Chains and Threads.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Due to the increase in slave ___________, a structure of kinship relationships and practices developed.
(a) Attacks.
(b) Employment.
(c) Population.
(d) Resistance.

2. Even before the presidential election took place, rumors were circulating that ___________ had won.
(a) No one.
(b) Lincoln.
(c) Jefferson.
(d) A black man.

3. This is a book about the inspiring and the dispiriting history of American ____________.
(a) Turmoil.
(b) Voting.
(c) Democracy.
(d) Equality.

4. What is NOT one of the types of plantations on which the slaves in the south used to work?
(a) Orange.
(b) Cotton.
(c) Sugar.
(d) Rice.

5. Hahn notes there is a lot of information about African American ______ during this time period, but not a lot on politics.
(a) Slavery.
(b) Life.
(c) Literature.
(d) Churches.

Short Answer Questions

1. Hahn learned that in ________, Mississippi, freedmen and women were driving their employers to distraction in 1868.

2. Southern slaveholders tried to encourage and organize communities centered on the ____________.

3. What is NOT one of the things which Hahn sees as being embraced after the struggles were defeated and the goals rejected?

4. The time period of the book is a time when African American men won and lost the right to __________.

5. Some slaves were convinced that because of the presumed election results, that ___________ was imminent.

(see the answer key)

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