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. In South Carolina, about 55% of the state legislature was filled by ______________, including many blacks.
(a) Freed men.
(b) Republicans.
(c) Democrats.
(d) Uninformed men.

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

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

4. ___________ advanced the cause by informing individuals about the movement and allowing them a space to discuss it.
(a) Plantations.
(b) Schools.
(c) Churches.
(d) Town halls.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. In places where the Republican interest was strong, ___________ interest was less than in other areas.

2. Lynchings were rare in areas where a community had been created and where there was some local __________.

3. _________ were most likely to occur in rural areas of the Deep South, where large and volatile black populations lived.

4. It should be noted that Klansmen did not ride without fear of _________ or of meeting resistance.

5. The challenges of ___________, re-energized Republicans, and third parties exposed the divisions of the Democratic Party.

Short Essay Questions

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

2. What was happening in order to prevent black men from registering to vote and actually voting?

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

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

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

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

7. Who did the KKK first attract to be a part of their membership in the early stages of formation?

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

9. Who did the emigration movements of the 1870s gain the most support from?

10. Where were lynchings most likely to occur, according to Hahn's findings in this book?

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