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. Many Klans believed that teaching school was a front for _____________ objectives.
(a) Religious.
(b) African American.
(c) Political.
(d) Democratic.

2. Whites claimed that blacks were planning on murdered their whites in order to gain their ___________.
(a) Political sway.
(b) Rights.
(c) Money.
(d) Land.

3. Local landowners used intimidation, paramilitary violence and threatened steamboat captains with _________ if they took black passengers.
(a) Lynchings.
(b) Taxes.
(c) Boycotts.
(d) Fires.

4. One form of political activity that is often overlooked is the ___________ sentiment that developed.
(a) Emigration.
(b) KKK.
(c) Separation.
(d) White.

5. Effective ___________ had to come from groups like the Union League and the Republican Party.
(a) Resources.
(b) Support.
(c) Organization.
(d) Voters.

6. Disappointment with the __________ increased the interest in emigration of African Americans.
(a) White man.
(b) Voting system.
(c) Republican Party.
(d) Democratic Party.

7. It was as enforcers that black __________ may have made their most influential and powerful contributions to developing political communities.
(a) Men.
(b) Women.
(c) Priests.
(d) Teens.

8. When a black man vied for office, it required the mobilization of entire ________________.
(a) Plantations.
(b) States.
(c) Churches.
(d) Communities.

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

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

11. The __________ movement was one of the most successful challenges to the Democratic Party rule in the rural South.
(a) KKK.
(b) Conservationist.
(c) Readjuster.
(d) Union League.

12. Blacks who attempted to or did vote _________________ were met with harsh reprisals and sanctions.
(a) Republican.
(b) At all.
(c) For whites.
(d) Democratic.

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

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

15. Members of the opposition parties would use ___________, intimidation, and violence to induce blacks not to vote.
(a) Force.
(b) Jail time.
(c) Violence.
(d) Bribes.

Short Answer Questions

1. When the Republican Party began to attract more white voters, those voters would not support ____________.

2. White ________ were encouraged to seek black votes with appeals and with patronage.

3. The Klan was controlled by white rural bosses and ___________ governments.

4. The great majority of African Americans in the South remained loyal to the __________ Party.

5. Lynchings were rare in areas where a community had been created and where there was some local __________.

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