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American History Chapter 11

17 Questions
American History Chapter 11

American History Chapter 11

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The continuation of slavery resulted in the 
    • A. 

      All of the answers below

    • B. 

      Development of a distinctive black culture

    • C. 

      Isolation of blacks from whites

    • D. 

      Isolation of the South from the rest of American society

    • E. 

      Influence of black and white cultures on each other

  • 2. 
    The domestic slave trade in the period 1820-1860 
    • A. 

      Often included the separation of families

    • B. 

      Decreased due to a rise in the importation of African slaves

    • C. 

      Resulted in more slaves eventually receiving their freedom

    • D. 

      Caused a decline in the number of runaway slaves

    • E. 

      Managed to obliterate all traces of African culture

  • 3. 
    By the 1850s, the South had large numbers of 
    • A. 

      Manufacturing plants

    • B. 

      Banks

    • C. 

      Professional people

    • D. 

      Canals and turnpikes

    • E. 

      Textile factories

  • 4. 
    In the 1850s, the price of a prime field hand slave was about 
    • A. 

      $100

    • B. 

      $1,000

    • C. 

      $5,000

    • D. 

      $10,000

    • E. 

      $100,000

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      Gabriel Prosser planned his rebellion

    • B. 

      Nat Turner led his bloody rebellion

  • 6. 
    The slave system was characterized by 
    • A. 

      Generally good conditions for slaves

    • B. 

      Prison-like conditions for most slaves

    • C. 

      A uniformly applied set of stern but fair slave codes

    • D. 

      Considerable variety in the conditions under which slaves lived

    • E. 

      A concentration of labor in the Upper South

  • 7. 
     Gabriel Prosser tried to start a slave revolt in this state.
    • A. 

      Location 10

    • B. 

      Location 18

    • C. 

      Location 20

    • D. 

      Location 40

    • E. 

      Location 46

  • 8. 
    James De Bow was a resident of this state when he published his magazine.
    • A. 

      Location 1

    • B. 

      Location 9

    • C. 

      Location 10

    • D. 

      Location 18

    • E. 

      Location 24

  • 9. 
    Slaves developed their own African-American versions of all of the following cultural forms except 
    • A. 

      Language

    • B. 

      Music

    • C. 

      Religion

    • D. 

      School

    • E. 

      Family relations

  • 10. 
    The greatest disadvantage for crops that competed with cotton was that the other crops 
    • A. 

      Had no foreign market

    • B. 

      Needed more extensive processing than cotton

    • C. 

      Made no profits in the domestic market

    • D. 

      Were limited by soil and climate conditions

    • E. 

      Did not show a profit for the growers

  • 11. 
    Nat Turner started the last slave revolt in this state.
    • A. 

      Location 10

    • B. 

      Location 20

    • C. 

      Location 33

    • D. 

      Location 40

    • E. 

      Location 46

  • 12. 
    Denmark Vessey tried to start a slave revolt in this state. 
    • A. 

      Location 9

    • B. 

      Location 10

    • C. 

      Location 25

    • D. 

      Location 40

    • E. 

      Location 46

  • 13. 
    Slavery in the South exhibited all of the following characteristics except
    • A. 

      The African slave trade grew larger each decade until the Civil War

    • B. 

      The slave population increased through natural reproduction

    • C. 

      Growing cotton was much easier work than growing sugar

    • D. 

      Masters frequently protected young slave children from hard work

    • E. 

      Slaves generally had better living conditions than those of Caribbean slaves

  • 14. 
    The Southern planter class 
    • A. 

      All of the answers below

    • B. 

      Had occupied its position of wealth and power for generations

    • C. 

      Did not dirty its hands by involving itself in the day-to-day affairs of business

    • D. 

      Lived in modest middle class homes

    • E. 

      Dominated the political, economic, and social life of the region

  • 15. 
    Preston Brooks was a congressman from this state. 
    • A. 

      Location 9

    • B. 

      Location 21

    • C. 

      Location 38

    • D. 

      Location 40

    • E. 

      Location 46

  • 16. 
    One effect of Nat Turner's rebellion was 
    • A. 

      The U.S. Senate's call for an end to slavery

    • B. 

      The establishment of mediation boards to hear slaves' complaints

    • C. 

      The creation of antislavery societies throughout the lower South

    • D. 

      The victory of the Whig party in the election of 1840

    • E. 

      The decline in the number of slaves freed in the South

  • 17. 
    Birth state for Harriet Tubman 
    • A. 

      Location 20

    • B. 

      Location 21

    • C. 

      Location 25

    • D. 

      Location 40

    • E. 

      Location 46