Rising Tide: The Great Mississippi Flood of 1927 and How it Changed America Test | Final Test - Medium

John M. Barry
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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 the fall, what comes after the flood?
(a) Crops.
(b) A drought, insects and worms, and an early freeze.
(c) A heat wave.
(d) Hurricanes.

2. In 1937, the Mississippi waters rise again, but why is there no flood?
(a) The levees have been built much stronger.
(b) The waters didn't get high enough.
(c) The National Guard stopped it.
(d) The new plan for flood control works.

3. What does Moton's committee establish after their inspection of the flood area?
(a) That blacks were being held captive in the camps.
(b) That the area was flourishing.
(c) That blacks were being treated fairly in the area.
(d) That the area wasn't fit to live in.

4. What does Hoover develop a new committee to do after the 1927 floods?
(a) Find food for the area.
(b) Find ways to deal with future floods and eliminate damage.
(c) Take care of the sick people.
(d) Rebuild the area.

5. What did Moton realize about Hoover before Hoover's run for the presidency?
(a) That Hoover is a racist.
(b) That Hoover will keep all his promises.
(c) That he will blackmail Hoover.
(d) That Hoover was not keeping his promises.

Short Answer Questions

1. What do the people suffer from long after the flood?

2. How does the levee camp become a slave camp?

3. What could be a huge force in politics in the 1920's?

4. How does Congress respond to the legislature that is proposed about the Mississippi River?

5. What does rebuilding in the Delta area lead to?

Short Essay Questions

1. What makes Hoover the obvious candidate when Coolidge decides to not run for reelection?

2. What condition are St. Bernard Parish and Plaquemines in?

3. Why does the dynamiting the levee below New Orleans prove the levees only plan to be a failure?

4. Explain how the refugees of the lower parishes are "swindled" out of the money that is promised to them?

5. What are the possible reasons for the crops not growing?

6. How does the flood relief become more organized under the order of Hoover?

7. How does the flood make Hoover a hero?

8. Why do the the national black leaders contact Hoover to complain about the treatment of blacks in the Delta region?

9. Why do LeRoy Percy and his son, William Percy, not see things the same way?

10. Simpson and others try to find a solution to the reimbursement problems by holding conferences with Butler. Are the conferences effective?

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