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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. Racial equality was said to be one of the main goals during which time?
(a) Renaissance.
(b) Antebellum.
(c) Reformation.
(d) Reconstruction.

2. How many segments can Southern history be divided into?
(a) 4.
(b) 2.
(c) 6.
(d) 3.

3. What was the name of the man that began his career during this time?
(a) Lee.
(b) Jackson.
(c) Grant.
(d) Crow.

4. What is the name of the principle that ended in an unstable alliance?
(a) Integration.
(b) Indeterminate.
(c) Fusion.
(d) Calculable.

5. The conservative position grew out of what type of relationship?
(a) Reconstructed.
(b) Traditional.
(c) Progressive.
(d) Reformed.

Short Answer Questions

1. According to the author, only a small percentage of ______ has escaped attack.

2. The Northerners often ignored what part of their cities?

3. Which states seemed to have the most tolerance for desegregation?

4. From which state did the court case originate?

5. What aspect of Southern history involves plantations and slaves?

Short Essay Questions

1. What does the author say about exploitation from 1877-1900?

2. The author gives examples of the types of places in which segregation was prevalent. Name some of those social and political arenas.

3. Discuss the court system in regards to racial segregation.

4. What threatened the main order of the way things were in the south? What court case was seen as a landmark case in regards to segregation?

5. According to the text, what was included in the first segment of southern history as we know it? How many segments are there in total?

6. Although conservatives were often the enemy of the civil rights movement at the time, blacks often sought solace there. Explain.

7. Name at least one major change that took place during the Redemption.

8. Despite the advances made in race relationships since the end of the Civil War, the battle between the North and South still carries some weight. Discuss this concept and why it is still a popular issue.

9. How did the coastal northern states tend to differ in opinion from the northeastern states that were located further inland? Explain.

10. What kind of impact did the court case have on government agencies?

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