CSTU 220 Quiz 1,2,3

CSTU 220 Quiz 1

  1. Which of the following statements about the education of freedpeople in the Reconstruction era is LEAST accurate?
  2. Whose inauguration in 1877 is generally used to mark the end of Reconstruction?
  3. During Reconstruction, black churchgoers and ministers generally
  4. Which constitutional amendment ostensibly guaranteed black men throughout the nation the right to vote on an equal basis with white men?
  5. Economically, most freedpeople in agricultural regions associated freedom primarily with
  6. During Reconstruction, South Carolina witnessed
  7. A persistent rumor spread through the South in 1865 and 1866 that the federal government would provide freedpeople with
  8. Identify the ways in which former slaves defined their freedom following the Civil War and Emancipation. Topics to consider include religion, church participation, education,kinship networks, land ownership and politics.
  9. Discuss the development of sharecropping. How did it emerge as a compromise between the needs of landowners and the wishes of freedpeople? By settling for sharecropping, did blacks sacrifice the reality of economic advancement for the illusion of autonomy?
  10. Which of the following statements BEST captures attitudes toward the education of freedpeople during Reconstruction?

CSTU 220 Quiz 2

  1. Name one African American Jazz musician and name one song he/she wrote or performed.
  2. Which legendary gospel singer once commented “Somebody singing blues is crying out of a pit. I’m singing out of the joy of my salvation.”
  3. Explain the significance of music in the African American experience. Discuss at least two African American musicians who shaped African American culture, and explain the role they played in both his/her musical genre and in the overall cultural impact on African American experience.
  4. Which choice below represents one of America’s first rockers. Many consider him to be the true father of Rock music and his performances included his signature duck walk.
  5. Who is known as the Father of the Blues, mostly for popularizing the genre?
  6. Which of the following answers is incorrect regarding the development of Hip Hop music?
  7. What was the earliest form of African American music?
  8. Who is known as the Father of Gospel Music?
  9. Which of the following statements about the Jubilee Singers of Fisk University is LEAST accurate?
  10. True or False:  Minstrel shows introduced white audiences to several musical instruments with African origins such as the banjo and “bones.”

CSTU 220 Quiz 3

  1. All of the following contributed to the downfall of Marcus Garvey EXCEPT Selected Answer:
  2. Which bandmaster of the Harlem Hell!ghters is credited with introducing jazz to France?
  3. During World War I, who served as a special assistant to the secretary of war, advising on matters related to African Americans?
  4. Brie”y describe (in 2-3 sentences) the ways in which African American churches in the North shaped the Great Migration.
  5. The ubiquity of race riots led the summer of which year to be known as the “Red Summer”?
  6. Approximately how many African Americans “ed the South for the North and the West between 1915 and 1930?
  7. Describe the economic and cultural impacts of the Great Migration and the First World War on African- American communities. What new opportunities opened to black Americans during this time, and which ones remained closed to them?
  8. The failure of which crop contributed greatly to Afro-Caribbean migration into the United States in the early twentieth century?
  9. Approximately how many African Americans “ed the South for the North and the West between 1915 and 1930?
  10. During the First World War, black soldiers served in all of the following units or positions EXCEPT
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