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. Lynchings were rare in areas where a community had been created and where there was some local __________.
(a) White authority.
(b) Money.
(c) Voting law.
(d) Power.

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

3. The ________ attacked and murdered local leaders and organizers, intimidated party supporters, and tried to force out objectionable office holders.
(a) Klan.
(b) Republicans.
(c) Democrats.
(d) Union League.

4. Federal measures which voided the black ___________ and disbanded provisional militias drove the use of organized force underground.
(a) Politicians.
(b) Rights.
(c) Ownership.
(d) Codes.

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

6. In many areas, the Republican Party failed to attract enough ________ voters.
(a) Free.
(b) White.
(c) Black.
(d) Legal.

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

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

9. Almost without exception, those leaving the ___________ Party had to solicit black votes.
(a) Greenback-Labor.
(b) Republican.
(c) Democratic.
(d) Independent.

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

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

12. The community support necessary for both black voting and black officeholders found its institutional anchors in black ____________.
(a) Bank owners.
(b) Sports teams.
(c) Religious organizations.
(d) Slave unions.

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

14. Black social and political power weakened after _____________.
(a) Slavery.
(b) Reconstruction.
(c) The election of Lincoln.
(d) Lynchings.

15. What did the arrangement mentioned in #153 limit? This limited _________ mobilization and organization that had happened during Reconstruction.
(a) Grassroots.
(b) Church.
(c) Slave.
(d) Labor.

Short Answer Questions

1. When a black man vied for office, it required the mobilization of entire ________________.

2. The __________had variations in leadership, rituals, goals, and activities that make it impossible to define a typical experience.

3. The Reconstruction Klan seems to many African Americans to be a new form of the old ____________.

4. "Under the best of circumstances, white _____________ embraced the ideals of civil and political equality."

5. It appears that little of the interest in emigration spread to _________ areas.

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