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

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Part 3, Chapter 7 The Education of Henry Adams.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Newspapers, handbills, and pamphlets played a prominent role in disseminating information about emigration to ________ blacks.
(a) Enslaved.
(b) Southern.
(c) Western.
(d) Northern.

2. When manpower needs raced ahead of recruitment, the army pressed _________ into service.
(a) Blacks.
(b) Young boys.
(c) Slaveowners.
(d) Whites.

3. Hahn discovered there were more examples of resistance and political struggle across the South in the wake of the _____________.
(a) Antebellum.
(b) Emancipation.
(c) Civil War.
(d) Election.

4. The Union League tried to mobilize newly enfranchised _______ and protect them through secrecy and armed self-defense.
(a) Congress men.
(b) Presidents.
(c) Voters.
(d) KKK members.

5. _________ to protect farms and plantation laborers were sometimes cut down by urban blacks and Mulattoes.
(a) Laws.
(b) Bills.
(c) Speeches.
(d) Drafts.

Short Answer Questions

1. Due to the increase in slave ___________, a structure of kinship relationships and practices developed.

2. School houses were where African Americans learned about __________, their enfranchisement, and the importance of voting.

3. Freed men responded by ___________________ in large numbers and aligning themselves with the Republican Party.

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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