Holt'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 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 

  • 5. 
    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

  • 6. 
    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.

  • 7. 
    Which of the following was not a cash crop grown in the South?
    • A. 

      Cotton

    • B. 

      Corn

    • C. 

      Tobacco

    • D. 

      Sugarcane

  • 8. 
    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

  • 9. 
    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

  • 10. 
    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

  • 11. 
    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

  • 12. 
    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

  • 13. 
    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

  • 14. 
    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 

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