A Nation Under Our Feet: Black Political Struggles in the Rural South from Slavery to the Great Migration Test | Final Test - Easy

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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. "________ supremacy was no longer just a rallying cry, a goal, a discourse, or a description of relations."
(a) Male.
(b) Black.
(c) Government.
(d) White.

2. Hiram R. Revels was the senator elect from ____________ in 1870.
(a) Mississippi.
(b) Louisiana.
(c) Texas.
(d) Georgia.

3. __________ efforts generally offers African Americans a greater chance of holding office and holding some sort of political power.
(a) White.
(b) Community.
(c) Biracial.
(d) Black.

4. Wherever they lived, it was important for black voters to travel to polling sites ____________ with as many individuals as possible.
(a) Consistently.
(b) With guns.
(c) Collectively.
(d) Alone.

5. ___________ in the United States shouldered the burden of industrial development.
(a) War time.
(b) Agriculture.
(c) Reconstruction.
(d) Slavery.

6. More than a few reputed leaders argued that the KKK was a _____________ response to the Union League.
(a) Necessary.
(b) Rational.
(c) Unnecessary.
(d) Diastrous.

7. The KKK complained that freed slaves were organizing and were accumulating arms, holding ____________, and threatening mobilizations.
(a) Secret meetings.
(b) Bake sales.
(c) Militia training.
(d) Elections.

8. The young white men who were attracted to the KKK were once members of the _______________.
(a) Landowner's associations.
(b) Confederate Army.
(c) Planations.
(d) Government.

9. White landowners and tenant farmers began to attend meetings of the Agricultural _______ or Farmer's Alliance in large numbers.
(a) Settlement.
(b) Order.
(c) Wheel.
(d) Guild.

10. Some black leaders, while sympathetic, were hesitant to support and to endorse ___________.
(a) Lincoln.
(b) Emigration.
(c) Landowner law changes.
(d) Douglass.

11. The great majority of African Americans in the South remained loyal to the __________ Party.
(a) Greenback-Labor.
(b) Republican.
(c) Democratic.
(d) Independent.

12. 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.

13. Many new agricultural groups claimed to stand for the interests of small farmers and drew on the political legacies of ____________.
(a) Democrats.
(b) Greenbacks.
(c) Independents.
(d) Republicans.

14. The lines of authority tended to flow from the _______ heads of household.
(a) Slave.
(b) Landowner.
(c) Female.
(d) Male.

15. When the Republican Party began to attract more white voters, those voters would not support ____________.
(a) Black candidates.
(b) White candidates.
(c) Land owership by blacks.
(d) Voting in elections.

Short Answer Questions

1. The KKK could be seen as a __________ movement to continue the battle or avenge the consequences of surrender during the Civil War.

2. Bands of whites rode through the countryside disarming freed people and making plans to call out the ___________ to deal with the blacks.

3. What did the arrangement mentioned in #153 limit? This limited _________ mobilization and organization that had happened during Reconstruction.

4. Effective ___________ had to come from groups like the Union League and the Republican Party.

5. The Readjusters tried to rally local communities by paying the __________ for a large number eligible voters.

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