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 appears that little of the interest in emigration spread to _________ areas.
(a) African.
(b) Urban.
(c) Midwest.
(d) Rural.

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

3. By the 1870s, a strong black __________ had been established in Virgina and organization efforts were underway.
(a) Following.
(b) Press.
(c) Plantation.
(d) Church.

4. African American _____________ also made emigration difficult.
(a) Bureaucracy.
(b) Political power.
(c) Poverty.
(d) Families.

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

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

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

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

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

10. The Klan also attacked local black __________ and school houses.
(a) Stadiums.
(b) Drinking fountains.
(c) Grocery stores.
(d) Churches.

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

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

13. On the _______ level, blacks could hope for a significant share of county and parish offices.
(a) Local.
(b) Village.
(c) National.
(d) State.

14. 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.

15. The Readjusters tried to rally local communities by paying the __________ for a large number eligible voters.
(a) Taxes.
(b) Transportation costs.
(c) Mortgages.
(d) Poll taxes.

Short Answer Questions

1. While the incidence of black office holding grew, the party began to grow ____________.

2. The community support necessary for both black voting and black officeholders found its institutional anchors in black ____________.

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

4. The Union League tried to mobilize newly enfranchised _______ and protect them through secrecy and armed self-defense.

5. One form of political activity that is often overlooked is the ___________ sentiment that developed.

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