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The temperance movement targeted
a) voting rights
b) alcohol
c) slavery
d) rebuilding of the South

This African-American disagreed with Booker T. Washington's Atlanta Compromise Speech.
a) Alonzo Herndon
b) W.E.B. Dubois
c) John Hope
d) Homer Plessy

What was the Atlanta Life Insurance Company known for?
a) It is one of the largest African-American owned business in the United States.
b) It was co-owned by white and African-American men during the Redemption.
c) It was the site of the 1906 Atlanta riots.
d) It is one of the first white-owned companies that began hiring African-Americans in the U.S.

This trio of men was established to maintain old southern traditions while creating stronger economic ties with the North.
a) U.S. Senate
b) Bourbon Triumvirate
c) International Cotton Exposition
d) Convict Lease System

1906 Atlanta riots began because of
a) poor economic conditions in Georgia.
b) newspaper articles about African-Americans.
c) rivalry between the political parties.
d) racial tensions.

Rebecca Latimer Felton was very interested in the voting rights of women, known as
a) racial tolerance
b) suffrage
c) temperance
d) white supremacy

The county unit system was established
a) to restrict the movement of freedmen in Georgia.
b) to control the outcome of political elections.
c) to create the Populist party.
d) to join the Farmers' Alliance and the Grange.

The International Cotton Exposition was intended to
a) find a market for cotton grown inthe southern states.
b) raise money to pay taxes for southerners.
c) demonstrate to the North that their help was not needed in the South.
d) showcase the economic recovery of the South and lure northern investors.

Jim Crow Laws were established to
a) maintain the control of the South by the white population.
b) give white women equal rights in the South.
c) reduce the activities of white supremacy groups such as the Ku Klux Klan.
d) help freedmen be successful in business.

Using a work force from the local prisons was known as
a) the Bourbon Triumvirate
b) the Ku Klux Klan
c) white supremacy
d) the Convict Lease System

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