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. It should be noted that Klansmen did not ride without fear of _________ or of meeting resistance.
(a) Unmasking.
(b) Lynchings.
(c) Legal ramifcations.
(d) Retaliation.

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

3. African Americans realized that any successes they might find would depend on their ability to _____________.
(a) Do battle.
(b) Read.
(c) Get good grades.
(d) Debate with others.

4. "Under the best of circumstances, white _____________ embraced the ideals of civil and political equality."
(a) Democrats.
(b) Slaveholders.
(c) Republicans.
(d) Preachers.

5. Black misgivings were often confirmed at a local level, where some Populists resorted to ____________.
(a) Violence.
(b) Boycotts.
(c) Discrimination.
(d) Legal action.

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

7. While the incidence of black office holding grew, the party began to grow ____________.
(a) Apart.
(b) Stronger.
(c) Weaker.
(d) Larger.

8. Emigration won support from the educated, ________ free men of color in the North during antebellum.
(a) Urban.
(b) Religious.
(c) Rural.
(d) Organized.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Short Answer Questions

1. One African American became the governor of __________ while 800 blacks served in state legislatures.

2. __________ efforts generally offers African Americans a greater chance of holding office and holding some sort of political power.

3. By the 1870s, a strong black __________ had been established in Virgina and organization efforts were underway.

4. The young white men who were attracted to the KKK were once members of the _______________.

5. White landowners and tenant farmers began to attend meetings of the Agricultural _______ or Farmer's Alliance in large numbers.

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