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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. What is the word that best describes the members of the Republican party that pushed for total integration?
(a) Conservative.
(b) Right Wing.
(c) Radical.
(d) Progressive.

2. The phrase came from a book written by which author?
(a) Stowe.
(b) Twain.
(c) Harrison.
(d) Cable.

3. What word best describes how the liberals felt about that particular policy?
(a) Degrading.
(b) Ignorant.
(c) Humiliating.
(d) Humorous.

4. Which of the following may not be to blame for the continuance of the attitudes of the people regarding slavery?
(a) Attitude of northerners.
(b) Apparent permanent status.
(c) Resignation of blacks.
(d) Rally of plantation owners.

5. In what year was a decision made regarding the case?
(a) 1961.
(b) 1949.
(c) 1955.
(d) 1954.

Short Answer Questions

1. What was responsible for assisting the schools and other organizations adapt to the new laws?

2. Which segment of the Southern population believed in a societal hierarchy regarding the blacks?

3. What is the term used for a society in which the people of highest rank are the ones in charge?

4. What is another name given to the Great Compromise?

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

Short Essay Questions

1. What important period does the third segment of the history follow? How does it relate to the others? How was this period characterized?

2. 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.

3. The laws responsible for keeping blacks have developed a nickname. What was the name and where did it supposedly come from?

4. In 1877, a major historical event occurred. What was the event and what did it mean in relation to the Reconstruction?

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

6. What were the names of some of the alternatives presented to the Southerners?

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

8. What major step is included in the second phase of history in the south? What was it called?

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

10. What actions and events was the most recent phase responsible for bringing about?

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