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History of the American People

History

Quiz 10 :

The South and Slavery

Quiz 10 :

The South and Slavery

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By 1860, America's largest single export was __________.
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Slave marriages __________.
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By the early 1800s, the South __________.
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A

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Before universal manhood suffrage became more common in the 1820s, Southern politics was largely controlled by __________.
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In the mid-nineteenth century, what percentage of all slaves worked as field hands?
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Of all the New World slave societies, the one that existed in the South was the only one that __________.
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Which of these best explains the rapid growth of the slave population in the American South relative to other nineteenth-century New World slave societies?
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The most important export crops of the American colonial period were __________.
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The evangelical religion that spread after the Second Great Awakening __________.
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Religion in the slave community __________.
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A common defense of the institution of slavery by slave owners was that __________.
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Following the "Alabama Fever" of 1816-1820, several later surges of southern expansion carried cotton planting into __________.
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The failure of the South to industrialize in the nineteenth century is best explained by __________.
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In the first half of the nineteenth century, the American economy __________.
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African religions managed to survive from the earliest days of slavery in forms that white people saw as __________.
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One reason for the persistence of slavery in the South was that __________.
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Samuel Townes's failure as a cotton planter in Alabama in the 1830s demonstrates __________.
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One of the most noteworthy features of the slave community in the American South was __________.
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Prior to the Civil War, what fraction of white families owned slaves?
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The largest group of slave owners was composed of __________.
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