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

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

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

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

4. The Union League tried to mobilize newly enfranchised _______ and protect them through secrecy and armed self-defense.
(a) Voters.
(b) KKK members.
(c) Congress men.
(d) Presidents.

5. _________ were most likely to occur in rural areas of the Deep South, where large and volatile black populations lived.
(a) Murders of white slave owners.
(b) Lynchings.
(c) Voting troubles.
(d) KKK Rallies.

Short Answer Questions

1. School houses were where African Americans learned about __________, their enfranchisement, and the importance of voting.

2. Some black leaders, while sympathetic, were hesitant to support and to endorse ___________.

3. _________ to protect farms and plantation laborers were sometimes cut down by urban blacks and Mulattoes.

4. The Readjusters tried to rally local communities by paying the __________ for a large number eligible voters.

5. ___________ advanced the cause by informing individuals about the movement and allowing them a space to discuss it.

Short Essay Questions

1. What happened to those who supported or to those who had sympathy for the Union League and its goals?

2. How did the Readjusters attempt to organize their party in 1879 in Virginia?

3. Where was the emigration sentiment the most powerful, according to Hahn's research?

4. What did some whites do in response to the threat of emigration of their black help?

5. What organization was said to be a necessary response to the formation of the Union League?

6. What was Frederick Douglass' response to the idea of emigration for newly freed blacks?

7. What happened with the blacks within the Republican Party regarding the white response to these new members?

8. What were the promising results of the control of the legislature by the Readjusters?

9. How was the movement of emigration shared with the black community?

10. What were some of the tactics used by members of the opposition to the black vote to keep blacks away from voting?

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