Etheredge's Homeroom Quiz 6

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  • 1. 
    Who were the Redeemers? 
    • A. 

      Democrats in the South that brought their political party back into power over Southern governments after Reconstruction 

    • B. 

      Republicans of the North that divided the South into five districts, appointed a Northern governor, and put the South under martial law 

    • C. 

      Supreme Court Justices that ruled that Jim Crow Laws were unconstitutional and made sure African Americans were given equal rights 

    • D. 

      African American Congressmen and Senators that punished the white Democrats of the South by making them take a literacy test and pay a poll tax to vote 

  • 2. 
    Which of the following things was NOT something that the Redeemer governments did?
    • A. 

      Cut property taxes and public school funding

    • B. 

      Reduced the size of state governments

    • C. 

      Put people in jail that treated African Americans unfairly

    • D. 

      Made Jim Crow Laws

  • 3. 
    What was the Redeemer's main goal?
    • A. 

      To make sure African Americans in the South were treated fairly

    • B. 

      To limit the rights of African Americans in the South

    • C. 

      To convince all African Americans of the South to become Christians

    • D. 

      To help all African Americans move back to Africa after the Civil War

  • 4. 
    What was Plessy v. Ferguson?
    • A. 

      A fight between an African American man named Homer Plessy and a white lawyer named John Ferguson where Plessy was arrested even though Ferguson started the fight

    • B. 

      The U.S. Supreme Court Case that declared segregation of public schools unconstitutional (against the law) because African American schools were not equal to whites only schools

    • C. 

      The trial of the Louisiana train worker that was arrested for violating Homer Plessy's rights when he refused to allow Plessy, who was white, to sit in the Blacks Only Railroad car of the trainĀ 

    • D. 

      The U.S. Supreme Court Case that resulted after Homer Plessy refused to move to the whites only section of a train car and was arrested for breaking a Louisiana segregation law

  • 5. 
    What was the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling in Plessy v. Ferguson?
    • A. 

      The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that segregation was unconstitutional (it was against U.S. law to separate facilities for whites and blacks) because separate was not considered equal

    • B. 

      The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that segregation was constitutional (it did not break U.S. law) as long as anything that was separated was equal for both whites and blacks

    • C. 

      The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that Plessy had no case against Ferguson because he had no witnesses to verify that Ferguson had violated his rights

    • D. 

      The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that law officers could not arrest Ku Klux Klan members for holding meetings because it violated their 1st Amendment Rights 

  • 6. 
    What is diversifying the economy?
    • A. 

      Producing and selling many different types of products to different places to have a better, stronger economy

    • B. 

      Pooling all the money that each region of a nation makes and then dividing it equally among all the regions

    • C. 

      When a nation allows it people to buy and sell things within the nation using money from other countries 

    • D. 

      When a country changes the groups of nations that it will trade with to help improve the economy

  • 7. 
    Which of the following correctly lists the plan for diversifying the economy of the South?
    • A. 

      The South would diversify its economy by developing one major textile industry with several different levels - beginning with a cotton cash crop, moving to cotton mills, and ending with textile industries.

    • B. 

      The South would diversify its farming industry by growing many different cash crops but decided not to build industries because they feared it would hurt farmers.

    • C. 

      The South would diversify several aspects of the economy by planting different cash crops, harvesting and excavating natural resources, building refineries and mills, constructing industries, and expanding infrastructure.

    • D. 

      The South would diversify its economy by selling Southern cotton to many different countries in return for the many different products that people wanted and needed in the South.

  • 8. 
    Which of the following was not a cash crop grown in the South?
    • A. 

      Cotton

    • B. 

      Corn

    • C. 

      Tobacco

    • D. 

      Sugarcane

  • 9. 
    What two major industries developed because the South diversified their economy with different cash crops?
    • A. 

      The Textile Industry and Canneries

    • B. 

      The Mining Industry and Logging Industry

    • C. 

      The Railroad Industry and the Hydroelectricity Industry

    • D. 

      The Construction Industry and the Leather Industry

  • 10. 
    Which of the following natural resources was NOT a natural resource used by the South to diversify their economy?
    • A. 

      Copper

    • B. 

      Coal

    • C. 

      Iron

    • D. 

      Trees

  • 11. 
    What two major industries developed because the South diversified their economy with natural resources?
    • A. 

      The Cattle Industry and the Sugarcane Industry

    • B. 

      Canneries and the Glass Industry

    • C. 

      The Logging Industry and the Mining Industry

    • D. 

      Dairy Farms and the Railroad Industry

  • 12. 
    Why were refineries and mills built in the South?
    • A. 

      To ship more of their own products all over the United States

    • B. 

      To harvest and excavate their own natural resources

    • C. 

      To use their own raw materials to make products that people could use

    • D. 

      To change their own cash crops and natural resources into raw materials

  • 13. 
    Why were factories built in the South?
    • A. 

      To ship more of their own products all over the United States

    • B. 

      To harvest and excavate their own natural resources

    • C. 

      To use their own raw materials to make products that people could use

    • D. 

      To change their own cash crops and natural resources into raw materials

  • 14. 
    What is infrastructure?
    • A. 

      All the equipment and structures, like roads, bridges, and railways, that are needed by a region

    • B. 

      All the elected jobs at the city and local levels of government

    • C. 

      The laws set up by a region about the way it will spend and make its money

    • D. 

      The way a nation divides its government between the national government and state government

  • 15. 
    Why did the South expand its infrastructure?
    • A. 

      So Southern farmers could get more land and produce more cotton

    • B. 

      So Southern Democrats could limit the rights of African Americans and keep Democrats in control of Southern governments

    • C. 

      So the South could transport more people and goods to other parts of the country and could do more business to make more money

    • D. 

      So the South could keep Northerners from moving to the South by charging Northerners who moved to the South higher property taxes