|Name: _________________________||Period: ___________________|
This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. The majority of ______________ lived in the rural South during this particular time period of the book.
(a) African Americans.
2. "Black ________" effectively gave a separate legal and social status to blacks during this time.
3. Plantation ________, who wielded the most power within the community, tended to be male.
4. Hahn sees his book as encompassing collective struggled for social and meaningful ____________.
5. This is a book about the inspiring and the dispiriting history of American ____________.
6. Hahn became interested in the history of African American struggles when he came across an account of African American __________ resistance.
7. Rural freed people did not need outsiders to nurture their desire for the _________ they had been cultivating.
8. Freed blacks marched past the homes of former prominent ___________ officials and through public squares.
9. Even before the presidential election took place, rumors were circulating that ___________ had won.
(c) No one.
(d) A black man.
10. Mass meetings and small gatherings proclaimed a new black __________ presence.
11. Slaveholders complained about the sulkiness, demoralization, and insubordination on the part of _____________.
(a) The women.
(b) The slaves.
(c) The owners.
(d) The children.
12. The rumors were able to spread because thousands of slaves were drawn to ____________ during the war.
(b) The draft.
(c) Social sites.
13. Solidarities were created by the political _______________ of African Americans.
14. Freed men responded by ___________________ in large numbers and aligning themselves with the Republican Party.
(a) Registering to vote.
15. Southern slaveholders tried to encourage and organize communities centered on the ____________.
(a) Confederate Army.
(b) Big House.
(c) Republican Party.
(d) Democratic Party.
Short Answer Questions
1. Those slaves who remained in the south began to take over their master's "____________" plantations.
2. As the Union Army moved further into the South, the volume of slave fugitives ___________.
3. In the rural South, instead of petitions and calls for equality, mutually reinforcing _________ spread about either the federal government's future or insurrections.
4. The rural South was a luminal political world after the __________ ended.
5. Though many black men won seats of power, many eligible ________ voters refused to participate in elections.
This section contains 384 words
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