A Nation Under Our Feet: Black Political Struggles in the Rural South from Slavery to the Great Migration Test | Mid-Book Test - Medium

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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Black support fed on the ideologies and customers with _______________.
(a) Armies.
(b) Black communities.
(c) Churches.
(d) Families.

2. What is NOT one of the types of plantations on which the slaves in the south used to work?
(a) Sugar.
(b) Rice.
(c) Cotton.
(d) Orange.

3. Freedmen also resisted the threats of white _________, marched to the polls, and helped write new state constitutions.
(a) Senators.
(b) Bosses.
(c) Democrats.
(d) Republicans.

4. The Union League was formed to rally public support for ________ and the war effort.
(a) Robert E. Lee.
(b) Abraham Lincoln.
(c) Jefferson Davis.
(d) Frederick Douglass.

5. In what area of the country does Hahn focus the contents of this book he has compiled?
(a) East Coast.
(b) West Coast.
(c) Rural South.
(d) Urban North.

Short Answer Questions

1. The ____________ Freedman's Convention may have been the most visible organization of this time.

2. What kind of winds blew into the United States during the 1850s, according to Hahn's book?

3. Slaveholders and slaves believed the __________ party was hostile towards slavery.

4. Rural freed people did not need outsiders to nurture their desire for the _________ they had been cultivating.

5. Hahn argues that African Americans contributed to the formation of a new ___________ nation.

Short Essay Questions

1. What did slaves believe was imminent because of the election of a certain president?

2. What did the contraband camps provide for the African American slaves once their freedom was emerging?

3. What happened as a result of the increased slave population before the Antebellum Period?

4. What did the Friends of Universal Suffrage want to attain with their organization?

5. What are some of the plantations on which the slaves of the South used to work?

6. What was happening in society, even before the presidential election began?

7. What are the two main ideas which Hahn's book seeks to suggest?

8. What happened when leaders of the South joined with Northern blacks?

9. What is so special about the rural areas in which the African Americans lived during the time period of this book?

10. Who were typically leading the freedom movements to secure the right to vote for the African American man?

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