Mid-Book Test - Hard
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This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Slaveholders tolerated some economic activities from slaves. Which of these is NOT one of the tolerated activities?
2. Freed people played important roles in the early quests for land _______________.
3. General Benjamin F. Butler declared slaves ______________ of war and put them to work.
4. Slave recruits were generally __________ able to lead as the widely lacked skills and experience.
5. Those leading the new black political movement were mostly men who had been ________ before the war.
Short Essay Questions
1. What happened on July fourth of 1865 which had not happened in years?
2. During the 1850s, what calls for political inclusion were largely ignored or rejected by society?
3. What happened between 1915 and 1930 which is thought to have brought a new era in black political life?
4. What did the Friends of Universal Suffrage want to attain with their organization?
5. What happened to the right to vote of the black man during the time period of this particular book?
6. Why is it impossible to define a typical Klan experience?
7. Who was included in the processions of freed black slaves as they marched through town?
8. Who did the KKK first attract to be a part of their membership in the early stages of formation?
9. What industry in the United States had to shoulder the burden of industrial development?
10. How did slaveholders begin to strike back at the prospect of millions of freed slaves?
The idea of community is one that began to be quite important to African Americans after they gained freedom from slavery.
Part 1: How does a community benefit its individual members?
Part 2: Why would a community be important to newly freed slaves?
Part 3: How might a community allow African Americans the chance to obtain the rights they deserve?
Even before there was a presidential election, many slaves were convinced they were going to be free soon.
Part 1: Why do you think the slaves believed the rumors that they were going to be free?
Part 2: Do you think the slaves actually got their freedom because of Lincoln? Why or why not?
Part 3: Why is freedom so important to the slaves at this particular time?
The freedom of the slaves was a process that seemed to be disorganized and unplanned.
Part 1: Why do you think there wasn't more structure to the reintegration of African Americans into society?
Part 2: How do you think the freedom of the slaves could have been handled more efficiently and effectively?
Part 3: Do you think the people of the time actually believed the slaves were going to be free? Why or why not?
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