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

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Final Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. Black misgivings were often confirmed at a local level, where some Populists resorted to ____________.

2. Many areas of the world suffered a/an ___________ in the 1870s and again in the 1890s.

3. ___________ in the United States shouldered the burden of industrial development.

4. Many Klans believed that teaching school was a front for _____________ objectives.

5. The __________ movement was one of the most successful challenges to the Democratic Party rule in the rural South.

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

Rumors began to emerge that blacks were going to start murdering whites in order to get jobs and rights.

Part 1: Why do you think people feared African Americans?

Part 2: Do you think some blacks did murder whites in order to get jobs? Why or why not?

Part 3: Why do you think people spread so many rumors during this volatile time?

Essay Topic 2

The concept of freedom is something many of us take for granted as we've always had had.

Part 1: How do you think you would respond to having your freedom taken away?

Part 2: How might it have felt to the slaves to have their freedom given to them?

Part 3: Do you believe that freedom is an inherent human right? Why or why not?

Essay Topic 3

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?

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