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

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Part 3, Chapter 8 Of Ballots and Biracialism.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Legislators started off strong, reducing __________ debt, slashing taxes on real estate, chartering labor unions, etc.
(a) State.
(b) National.
(c) Construction.
(d) Personal.

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

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

4. School houses were where African Americans learned about __________, their enfranchisement, and the importance of voting.
(a) Reconstruction.
(b) God.
(c) Emigration.
(d) KKK battle tactics.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. Though many black men won seats of power, many eligible ________ voters refused to participate in elections.

2. Congress finally moved to prohibit military personnel from ________ slaves to their owners.

3. "Black ________" effectively gave a separate legal and social status to blacks during this time.

4. The __________ movement was one of the most successful challenges to the Democratic Party rule in the rural South.

5. Freed blacks marched past the homes of former prominent ___________ officials and through public squares.

(see the answer key)

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