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History 9

Chapter 10 - 11

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The historian who wrote "The south grew, but did not develop" prior to the Civil War meant the South had failed to move from an agrarian to an industrial economy
Prior to 1860, the center of economic power in the south shifted from the upper South to the lower South
Tobacco cultivation in the antebellum south was gradually moving westward
Rice and sugar production in the antebellum south were concentrated in a relatively small geographic area
Short-staple cotton helped to keep the South a predominantly agricultural region
By 1860, the textile manufacturing sector of the american south had increased threefold in value over the previous 20 years
The southern failure to develop a large industrial economy EXCEPT a shortage of labor
Slave ownership, white southerners southern whites who did not own slaves were largely dependent on the plantation economy
In the late 1850's many of the great landholders of the lower south were still first-generation settlers
Prior to 1860, affluent southern white women centered their lives in the home
In the 1850's the southern social theorist George Fitzhugh wrote that women all these answers are correct
Sexual relationships between white southern men and female slaves was a common place
Southern white lower-class resentment of the aristocratic system was most likely to be found in the mountain regions
Perhaps the single strongest unifying factor of pre civil war southern whites perception of white racial superiority
The poorest class of white southerners they often DID NOT feel affinity with slaves as members of another oppressed class
The "peculiar institution" was a Southern reference to slavery
Within the american south, the institution of slavery all these answers are correct
The slave codes of the American South slave codes prevented slaves from owning property and they discouraged slaves to marry
The conditions of a slave's life depended in part on the size of the plantation
Most enslaved blacks lived on medium to large size plantations
Urban slavery regarding urban slavery urban slaves were NOT prohibited from having contact with free blacks
To manumit means to free
Slave revolts in the nineteenth century south 1 led by Nat Turner
The chance of a runaway slave making a successful escape from the american south was highly unlikely
As compared to nineteenth century white practices, religious services for American slaves were often more emotional
Ways in which slaves expressed elements of their African heritage singing songs and playing musical instruments such as the banjo
In the American slave family extended kinship networks were strong and important
The central ideology of slavery, and the vital instrument of white control was paternalism
Within the American South, the institution of slavery created a unique bond between masters and slaves, while isolating blacks and whites from each other and encouraging blacks to develop a society ans culture of their own
One actual slave revolt in the nineteenth-century South was led by Nat Turner
Regarding religion, American slaves often incorporated African features into their Christianity
Prior to 1860, affluent southern white women centered their lives in the home
Perhaps the single strongest unifying factor of pre-Civil War southern whites was their perception of white racial superiority
The historian who wrote " The South (prior to the civil war) grew, but did not develop" meant that the South had failed to move from an agrarian to an industrial economy
The "peculiar institution" was a southern reference to slavery
By 1860, the textile manufacturing sector of the American South had increased threefold in value over the previous twenty years
Short-staple cotton helped to keep the south a predominately agricultural region
The name given to the effort by whites and blacks to help runaway slaves escape was the underground railroad
The slave codes of the American South defined anyone with a trace of African ancestry as black
Prior to 1860, southern white women generally lived lives that were isolated from the wider world
In the late 1850s, many of the great landholders of the lower South were still first generation settlers
During the first half of the nineteenth century, the "cotton kingdom" was the dominant source of the income of the lower South
By the time of the Civil War, cotton constituted nearly _____ of the total export trade of the Untied states two-thirds
Southern, white, lower-class resentment of the aristocratic system was most likely to be found in the mountain regions
Southern whites who did not own slaves were largely dependent on the plantation economy
Which of the following is true of American slave families in the antebellum South Up to one-third of families were broken apart by the sale of family members
Of the following, the most common form of resistance to slavery was subtle defiance
Prior to 1860, the center of economic power in the south shifted from the upper South to the lower South
Most white southerners owned no slaves
In the 1850s, the southern social theorist George Fitzhugh wrote that women were like children, had an obligation to obey, and had the single right to be protected
Rice and sugar production in the antebellum South were concentrated in a relatively small geographic area
Most enslaved blacks lived on medium- to large- sized plantions
Which of the following statements regarding urban slavery is FALSE Urban slaves were prohibited from having contact with free blacks
Prior to 1860, free blacks in the south occasionally attained wealth and prominence and owned slaves themselves
A runaway slave making a successful escape from the American South was highly unlikely
Prior to 1860, southern women differed from northern women in that they were expected to be more subordinate to men
Though the trade and sale of slaves continued to be legal in the us until the civil war, the "slave trade," the importation of slaves from Africa or any other foreign locale, was made illegal in 1808
In the American slave family, extended kinship networks were strong and important
Most "plain folk" of the Old South were substance farmers
Sexual relationships between white southern men ans female slaves was a common practice
Which of the following statements regarding slave life is true? After 1808, the proportion of blacks to whites in the nation steadily declined
Which of the following statements about the poorest class of white southerners is FALSE? They often felt an affinity with slaves as members of another oppressed class
The South failed to develop a large industrial economy due to all the following factors EXCEPT a shortage of labor
Ways in which slaves expressed elements of their African heritage included singing songs and playing musical instruments, such as the banjo
Prior to 1860, the center of economic power in the South shifted from the upper South to the lower South
Between 1840 and 1860, the American southern slave population dramatically shifted into the Southwest
Most white southerners owned no slaves
In the 1850s, the southern social theorist George Fitzhugh wrote that women had an obligation to obey; were like children; had the single right to be protected
Southern whites who did not own slaves were largely dependent on the plantation economy.
Perhaps the single strongest unifying factor of pre-Civil War southern whites was their perception of white racial superiority
In 1850, outside of the United States, slavery in the Western hemisphere existed in Brazil
In general, slaves had more privacy and a social realm of their own on large plantations
Ways in which slaves expressed elements of their African heritage included singing songs and playing musical instruments such as the banjo
In the American slave family children were likely to be raised by a relative other than their parents
In the American slave family pt2 up to one-third were broken apart by the sale of family members
Between 1820 and 1840, the population of the United States Rapidly grew, in part, due to improved public health (264)
In 1860, the percentage of the population in free states living in towns (2,500+ people) was Twenty-six percent
Which city did NOT owe its growth to the Great Lakes? Cincinnati (265)
Before 1860, the largest single group of arriving Irish immigrants was young, single women
Prior to 1860, hostility among native-born Americans toward immigrants was spurred, in part, by fears of political radicalism (268)
After 1852, the "Know-Nothings" created a new political organization called the american Party (269)
The Erie Canal was a tremendous financial success (271)
Which of the following statements regarding American railroads in the 1850s is FALSE? Most railroad "trunk lines weakened the dependence of the West on the Mississippi river (273)
Before the 1830s, American corporations could be chartered only by state Legislatures (276)
By 1860, factories in the United States were concentrated in the Northeast (277)
By 1860, the energy for industrialization in the United States increasingly came from coal (277)
In the 1820s and 1830s, the labor force for factory work in the United States none of these answers is correct (278)
When the Lowell factory system began workers were fairly well paid and lived in supervised dormitories (278)
In the 1840s, the dominant immigrant group in New England textile mills was the Irish (281)
The republican tradition in the United States included the tradition of the skilled artisan and the yeoman farmer (282)
The early union movement among skilled artisans was weakened by the Panic of 1837 (282)
All of the following factors inhibited the growth of labor unions EXCEPT the question of whether to include women members (282)
Prior to 1860, American urban society included a substantial number of destitute poor (283)
Prior to 1860, class conflict in the United States was limited by a high degree of mobility within the working class(285)
The growth of commerce and industry allowed more Americans the chance to become prosperous without owning land (285)
Prior to 1860, the most significant invention for middle-class American homes was the cast-iron stove (285)
Compared to 1800, in 1860 urban American families all these answers are correct (286)
All of the following statements regarding American leisure activities prior to 1860 are true EXCEPT Unpaid vacations were becoming common among the middle class (289)
In 1860, the typical white male American of the Old Northwest (today's Midwest) was The owner of a family farm (293)
The main staple crop of the Old Northwest (today's Midwest) was wheat (293)
In the 1830s, Cyrus McCormick improved grain farming when he patented his reaper (293)
In the 1820s and 1830s, railroads Played a relatively small role in the nation's transportation system.
As the Lowell factory system progressed into the 1840's, The owners increasingly used immigrants as their labor force.
Before 1860, the development of machine tools by the United States government resulted in the Turret Lathe, universal milling machine, and precision grinder (all these answers are correct).
The Erie Canal was A tremendous financial success
In most parts of the North, before the Civil War, free blacks could Compete for menial jobs.
Before 1860, the largest single group of arriving Irish immigrants was Young, single women
Prior to 1860, the fastest-growing segment in American society was the Middle class
In the 1830's, limited liability laws were developed in the United States that Meant stockholders could not be charged with losses greater than their investment
Between 1840 and 1860, the overwhelming majority of immigrants who arrived in the United States came from Ireland and Germany
Before the 1830s, American corporations could be charted only by An act of Congress
The "Know Nothing" movement was partially directed at reducing the influence of Catholics
When the Lowell factory system began Workers were fairly well paid and lived in supervised dormitories
American factory workers in early nineteenth-century textile mills largely consisted of Families and rural, single women.
By the middle of the nineteenth century, merchant capitalists in the United States Were shifting from trade to manufacturing.
All of the following statements regarding American leisure activities prior to 1860 are true EXCEPT Unpaid vacations were becoming common among the middle class.
The growth of commerce and industry allowed more Americans the chance to become prosperous without Owning a land
After 1852, the "Know-Nothings" created a new political organization called the American Party
The commercial and industrial growth in the United States prior to 1860 resulted in Increasing disparities in income between the rich and poor.
In the 1830s, Cyrus McCormick improved grain farming when he patented his Reaper
In comparing turnpike transportation to canal transportation, Canal boats could haul vastly larger loads than could road transports.
Before 1860, compared to Irish immigrants to the United States, German immigrants Generally arrived with more money
Prior to 1860, the social institution which most bound together rural Americans was the Church
The rise of the American factory system Led to the creation of skilled workingmen's craft societies
By 1860, as a result of the social expectations expressed in the "cult of domesticity," Women became increasingly isolated from the public world.
For most American farmers, the 1840s and 1850s was a period of Rising prosperity due to increased world demand for farm products.
Compared to 1800, in 1860, urban American families Had a declining birth rate, were more likely to see their children leave home in search of work, and were more likely to see income earners work outside the home (all these answers are correct).
By 1860, the energy for industrialization in the United States increasingly came from Coal
By the time of the Civil War, cotton constituted nearly ________ of the total export trade of the United States. Two-thirds
Which of the following statements regarding urban slavery is FALSE? Urban slaves were prohibited from having contact with free blacks.
By 1860, the textile manufacturing sector of the American South had increased threefold in value over the previous twenty years.
Perhaps the single strongest unifying factor of pre-Civil War Southern whites was their perception of white racial superiority.
Prior to 1860, Southern white women generally lived lives that were isolated from the wider world.
Rice and sugar production in the antebellum South were concentrated in a relatively small geographic area.
In the late 1850s, many of the great landholders of the lower South were still first-generation settlers.
Which of the following statements about the poorest class of white Southerners is FALSE? They often felt affinity with slaves as members of another oppressed class.
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