A Nation Under Our Feet: Black Political Struggles in the Rural South from Slavery to the Great Migration Test | Final 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. In some areas where based of substantial black political activity existed, an arrangement known as ________ occurred.
(a) Alchemy.
(b) Readjustment.
(c) Fusion.
(d) Formation.

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

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

4. Emigration sentiment seemed to be most powerful in areas where freed people labored on ____________.
(a) Voting booths.
(b) KKK retaliation.
(c) Political campaigns.
(d) Plantations.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. Frederick Douglass argued that emigration amounted to _____________ of other blacks.

2. In South Carolina, about 55% of the state legislature was filled by ______________, including many blacks.

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

4. Black social and political power weakened after _____________.

5. Newspapers, handbills, and pamphlets played a prominent role in disseminating information about emigration to ________ blacks.

Short Essay Questions

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

2. What did African Americans understand clearly about the democracy of the United States?

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

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

5. What did groups like the Agricultural Wheel or Farmer's Alliance say they stood for?

6. What were the main goals of the Ku Klux Klan during this period of time?

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

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

9. Black groups began to challenge the Democratic and conservative rule, how were these challenges waged most aggressively?

10. What are some of the positions which black men occupied during the time of more black influence?

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