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. African Americans understood that ____________ in the United States was build on violence and repression.
(a) Democracy.
(b) Slavery.
(c) Peace.
(d) Society.

2. _____________ often left illiterate and poorer individuals vulnerable to harassment and disenfranchisement.
(a) Democrats.
(b) Polling practices.
(c) Demonstrations.
(d) KKK.

3. Many areas of the world suffered a/an ___________ in the 1870s and again in the 1890s.
(a) KKK battle.
(b) Emigration movement.
(c) Economic depression.
(d) Epidemic.

4. Although emigrations did emanate from a powerful __________-based impulse, it reveals divisions and power relations.
(a) Church.
(b) Community.
(c) Political party.
(d) Family.

5. The KKK could be seen as a __________ movement to continue the battle or avenge the consequences of surrender during the Civil War.
(a) Strange.
(b) Terrorist.
(c) Guerilla.
(d) Unconscious.

6. The __________ Party was the greats white insurgency of post-emancipation.
(a) Democratic.
(b) Republican.
(c) Populist.
(d) Labor.

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

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

9. In places where the Republican interest was strong, ___________ interest was less than in other areas.
(a) Settlement.
(b) Immigration.
(c) Emigration.
(d) Peace.

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

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

12. The __________had variations in leadership, rituals, goals, and activities that make it impossible to define a typical experience.
(a) Union League.
(b) Black community.
(c) Democratic Party.
(d) KKK.

13. Republicans never fully gained a large hold in the state of ___________ after the Civil War.
(a) Texas.
(b) Maine.
(c) Georgia.
(d) Virginia.

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

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

Short Answer Questions

1. Wherever they lived, it was important for black voters to travel to polling sites ____________ with as many individuals as possible.

2. Newspapers, handbills, and pamphlets played a prominent role in disseminating information about emigration to ________ blacks.

3. Black misgivings were often confirmed at a local level, where some Populists resorted to ____________.

4. On the _______ level, blacks could hope for a significant share of county and parish offices.

5. Black social and political power weakened after _____________.

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