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Antebellumreformsquiz:unit 11

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Antebellumreformsquiz:unit 11
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  • 1. 
    1. "A Maryland master placed the following newspaper advertisement in 1772 after Harry, his slave had run away: "He has been seen about the Negro Quarters in Patuxent, but is supposed to have removed among his acquaintances on Potomac. He is also well acquainted with a Negro of Mr.Wall's named Rachael; a few miles from that Quarter is his Aunt and he may possibly be harboured thereabouts." Which of the following statements about conditions under slavery is best supported by the passage above?
    • A. 

      Slaves hated others

    • B. 

      Slaves wanted to run away from their future

    • C. 

      Slaves wanted to run away from their past

    • D. 

      Slaves loved others

    • E. 

      Slaves maintained social networks among kindred and friends despite forced separations

  • 2. 
    2. The dramatic increase in the South's slave labor force between 1810 and 1860 was due to...
    • A. 

      The civil war being over

    • B. 

      Death of whites

    • C. 

      The elimination of many jobs

    • D. 

      The soldiers coming back from war

    • E. 

      The natural population increase of American born slaves

  • 3. 
    3. The drawing above has been cited as evidence of the nineteenth century middle class view of the...
    • A. 

      Home as a refuge from the world rather than as a productive unit

    • B. 

      Womens rights

    • C. 

      Slaves rights

    • D. 

      Great depression

    • E. 

      Civil war

  • 4. 
    4. The call for the "immediate and uncompensated emancipation of the slaves" is associated with the position of 
    • A. 

      William Lloyd Garrison in The Buzzard

    • B. 

      Osadamin Laddin in The Liberator

    • C. 

      Abraham Lincoln in his Inaugural Address

    • D. 

      Andrew Johnson in The Textbook

    • E. 

      William Lloyd Garrison in The Liberator

  • 5. 
    5. The theme of individualism is most evident in the writings of...
    • A. 

      Abraham Lincoln

    • B. 

      Ralph Waldo Emerson

    • C. 

      Jefferson Davis

    • D. 

      Andrew Jackson

    • E. 

      Andrew Johnson

  • 6. 
    6. Which of the following stressed the importance of individual inspiation, self-eliance, dissent, and nonconformity?
    • A. 

      Scotty Riotto

    • B. 

      Ralph Waldo Emerson

    • C. 

      Abraham Lincoln

    • D. 

      Andrew Johnson

    • E. 

      Andrew Jackson

  • 7. 
    7. In the antebellum period, free African Americans were... 
    • A. 

      Poor

    • B. 

      Wealthy land owners

    • C. 

      Soldiers in the army

    • D. 

      Dating other non-free African Americans

    • E. 

      Able to accumulate some property in spite of discrimination

  • 8. 
    8. In 1840, the American Anti-Slavery Society split into factions because...
    • A. 

      They couldnt afford to keep it together

    • B. 

      William Lloyd Garrison's advocacy of men's rights and unpacifism alienated others

    • C. 

      William Lloyd Garrison's advocacy of women's rights and pacifism alienated some members

    • D. 

      It was too big and over crowded

    • E. 

      It was getting too old

  • 9. 
    9. The goals of educational reformers in the antebellum years included all of the following EXCEPT...
    • A. 

      Federal financing of primary education

    • B. 

      Doing laundry

    • C. 

      Feeding the chickens

    • D. 

      Cleaning out the hen-house

    • E. 

      Federal financing of secondary education

  • 10. 
    10. Prior to the Civil War, a transfomation occured in the work force of the New England textile mills as New England farm girls were replaced by...
    • A. 

      Spanish immigrants

    • B. 

      French immigrants

    • C. 

      Irish immigrants

    • D. 

      Mexican immigants

    • E. 

      Chinese immigrants

  • 11. 
    11. The majority of white families in the antebellum South owned...
    • A. 

      Many slaves

    • B. 

      2 slaves

    • C. 

      10 slaves

    • D. 

      Quatro slaves

    • E. 

      No slaves

  • 12. 
    12. The goal of the American Colonization Society was to 
    • A. 

      Return freed slaves to Africa

    • B. 

      Kill the slaves

    • C. 

      Take back in slaves

    • D. 

      Return freed slaves to China

    • E. 

      Capture and torchure the slaves

  • 13. 
    13. All of the following contributed to the growth of the free African American population in the United States in the early nineteenth century EXCEPT...
    • A. 

      Women were free

    • B. 

      People came back from war to celebrate

    • C. 

      Eggs

    • D. 

      The good economy so africans had jobs

    • E. 

      Federal constitutional provisions for emancipation

  • 14. 
    14. Throughout the first half of the nineteenth century, women reformers were most active in the cause of...
    • A. 

      Temperance

    • B. 

      Politics

    • C. 

      Education

    • D. 

      Farming

    • E. 

      Working in the factories

  • 15. 
    15. "Let Southern oppressors temble. I shall strenuously contend fo immediate enfranchisement... I will be as harsh as truth and as uncompromising as justice." The author of the statement above was...
    • A. 

      Abraham Lincoln

    • B. 

      Andrew Johnson

    • C. 

      Martin Luther

    • D. 

      Martin Luther King Jr.

    • E. 

      William Lloyd Garrison

  • 16. 
    16. Perfectionism in the mid-nineteenth century is best defined as...
    • A. 

      Thrilling

    • B. 

      Faith in human capacity to achieve a better life on earth through conscious acts of will

    • C. 

      Weirdness

    • D. 

      What the psychos practiced

    • E. 

      A higher meaning in what you should want to achieve

  • 17. 
    17. Members of the Hudson River School were best known for their paintings of...
    • A. 

      Humans

    • B. 

      Animals

    • C. 

      Jungles

    • D. 

      Landscapes

    • E. 

      Buildings

  • 18. 
    18. The women's movement in the antebellum period was characterized by all of the following EXCEPT...
    • A. 

      Trying for political rights

    • B. 

      Trying for educational rights

    • C. 

      Demand for army enrollment

    • D. 

      Dogs

    • E. 

      Demand for equal compensation for equal work

  • 19. 
    19. The American Colonization Society was established in the early nineteenth century with the goal of...
    • A. 

      Transporting African Americans to China

    • B. 

      Transporting African Americans to Polynesia

    • C. 

      Transporting Indians to India

    • D. 

      Transporting Japanese to Japan

    • E. 

      Transporting African Americans to Africa

  • 20. 
    20. "I have come to this country to introduce an entire new state of society; to change it from an ignorant, selfish system to an enlightened social system which shall gradually unite all interests into one and remove all causes for contest between individuals." The statement above was made by which nineteenth century Utopian reformer?
    • A. 

      William Lloyd Garrison

    • B. 

      Robert Owen

    • C. 

      Jefferson Davis

    • D. 

      Dave Knight

    • E. 

      William Clafton

  • 21. 
    21. Religious revivals of the Second Great Awakening resulted in...
    • A. 

      A strong political influence in many areas of American life

    • B. 

      A strong religious influence in many areas of African life

    • C. 

      A strong religious influence in many areas of American life

    • D. 

      War

    • E. 

      Quarrels between people

  • 22. 
    22. The greatest Second Great Awakening revivalist preacher was...
    • A. 

      William Garirson

    • B. 

      Charles Nash

    • C. 

      Faith Carey

    • D. 

      Charles Finney

    • E. 

      Abraham Lincoln

  • 23. 
    23. Which religious denominations gained the most from the Second Great Awakening? 
    • A. 

      Jews

    • B. 

      Catholics

    • C. 

      Buddists

    • D. 

      Muslims

    • E. 

      Methodists and baptists

  • 24. 
    24. Mormonism originated in...
    • A. 

      The burned over district of New Jersey

    • B. 

      The burned over district of North Carolina

    • C. 

      The burned over district of Alabama

    • D. 

      The burned over district of Virginia

    • E. 

      The burned over district of upstate New York

  • 25. 
    25. The founding prophet of Mormonism was 
    • A. 

      Bill Gates

    • B. 

      Davis Joe

    • C. 

      Andrew Jackson

    • D. 

      Joseph Smith

    • E. 

      Gunda Riollo

  • 26. 
    26. Tax-supported public education reformers argued that..
    • A. 

      It was necessary for democracy

    • B. 

      It wasnt necessary for democracy

    • C. 

      It was going to help the economy

    • D. 

      It was bad for the people

    • E. 

      It was a nightmare

  • 27. 
    27. Women became especially active in the social reforms stimulated by the Second Great Awakening because...
    • A. 

      Evangelical religion emphasized their spiritual dignity and religious social reform legitimized their activity outside the home

    • B. 

      Of their beauty

    • C. 

      Of the rough time the people were going through

    • D. 

      They were realizing they were allowed to do things

    • E. 

      They loved others

  • 28. 
    28. With what reform movement do we most closely associate with Dorothea Dix?
    • A. 

      Schools and colleges

    • B. 

      Prisons and asylums

    • C. 

      Malls and stores

    • D. 

      Camps and war

    • E. 

      Politics and government

  • 29. 
    29. Sexual differences were strongly emphasized in antebellum America because...
    • A. 

      Men were physically stronger

    • B. 

      Both despised each other

    • C. 

      Women were supposed to clean and have babies

    • D. 

      The market economy inceasingly separated men and women into distinct economic roles

    • E. 

      Men were smarter and had educations

  • 30. 
    30. By the 1850s, the crusade for women's rights was eclipsed by...
    • A. 

      Motherhood

    • B. 

      Abolitionism

    • C. 

      Politics

    • D. 

      War

    • E. 

      Economics

  • 31. 
    31. Transcendentalists believe that all knowledge came through...
    • A. 

      Teachers

    • B. 

      God

    • C. 

      An outer light

    • D. 

      Nature

    • E. 

      An inner light

  • 32. 
    32. Most antebellum white southerners were...
    • A. 

      Pirates

    • B. 

      Indoor farmers

    • C. 

      Factory workers

    • D. 

      Commercial farmers

    • E. 

      Subsistence farmers

  • 33. 
    33. The majority of southern whites did not own slaves because...
    • A. 

      They did not believe in having them

    • B. 

      They could not afford it

    • C. 

      They were scared of them

    • D. 

      They thought it was wrong

    • E. 

      They did not think they were worth the money

  • 34. 
    34. Which of the following were methods of slave resistance? 
    • A. 

      Work slows down

    • B. 

      Sabotage

    • C. 

      Petty thievery

    • D. 

      Running away

    • E. 

      All of the above

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