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

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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. African Americans exposed the complex and contradictory relationship between labor and _____________.
(a) Peace.
(b) Rights.
(c) Freedom.
(d) Democracy.

2. Solidarities were created by the political _______________ of African Americans.
(a) Churches.
(b) Protests.
(c) Mobilizations.
(d) Finances.

3. Those slaves who remained in the south began to take over their master's "____________" plantations.
(a) Larger.
(b) Free.
(c) Abandoned.
(d) Burned down.

4. When African Americans were slaves or freed people, the overwhelming majority of them were _____________.
(a) Ignored.
(b) Battered.
(c) Slaves.
(d) Workers.

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

Short Answer Questions

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

2. _________ was another way that slaves earned goods and money and increased their leverage.

3. Slaves in the South began to gain ________ for themselves as well as looser standards.

4. Slaveholders tolerated some economic activities from slaves. Which of these is NOT one of the tolerated activities?

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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