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

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Epilogue Up, You Mighty Race.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. This is a book about ___________ people who did extraordinary things under the most difficult of circumstances, writes Hahn.
(a) Black.
(b) Extraordinary.
(c) Enslaved.
(d) Belittled.

2. Freedmen also resisted the threats of white _________, marched to the polls, and helped write new state constitutions.
(a) Bosses.
(b) Democrats.
(c) Senators.
(d) Republicans.

3. Almost universally, freed people believed that some __________ for the trials of slavery should occur.
(a) Punishment.
(b) Apology.
(c) Compensation.
(d) Law changes.

4. The Klan also attacked local black __________ and school houses.
(a) Churches.
(b) Stadiums.
(c) Grocery stores.
(d) Drinking fountains.

5. White ________ were encouraged to seek black votes with appeals and with patronage.
(a) Laborers.
(b) Democrats.
(c) Independents.
(d) Republicans.

Short Answer Questions

1. Black ___________ did less field labor after emancipation than they did under slavery.

2. Slaveholders complained about the sulkiness, demoralization, and insubordination on the part of _____________.

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

4. African Americans realized that any successes they might find would depend on their ability to _____________.

5. The rural South was a luminal political world after the __________ ended.

(see the answer key)

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