The Cotton Revolution: Trivia Quiz!

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The Cotton Revolution: Trivia Quiz!

The cotton revolution has a part in the history of the United States of America as we know it. This period was marked with a boom in the economy where people’s businesses grew, yet they were still ridden with debt. What do you know about what else happened during this time? Take up the quiz and get to learn more. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Robert Fulton

    • B. 

      George McCroskey

    • C. 

      Eli Whitney

    • D. 

      Moses

  • 2. 
    Select 4 ways the cotton gin changes southern life:
    • A. 

      African Americans were driven off land which would be farmed for cotton

    • B. 

      Native Americans were driven off land which would be farmed for cotton

    • C. 

      Cotton farms moved beyond the Atlantic coastal states

    • D. 

      Cotton farms moved beyond the Pacific coastal states

    • E. 

      More cotton was grown by farmers than any other good

    • F. 

      Many slaves from the West were sold to the South and East

    • G. 

      Many slaves from the East were sold to the South and West

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      Thousands of bales of cotton were raised each year

    • B. 

      Millions of bales of cotton were raised each year

    • C. 

      Billions of bales of cotton were raised each year

    • D. 

      Hundreds of bales of cotton were raised each year

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      Into those who supported slavery and those who didn't

    • B. 

      Into those who farmed cotton and those who didn't

    • C. 

      Into those who worked hard and those who didn't

    • D. 

      Into those who owned slaves and those who didn't

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      Those who were enslaved and those who were free

    • B. 

      Those who were raised cotton and those who didn't

    • C. 

      Those who had money and those who were poor

    • D. 

      Those who worked hard and those who didn't

  • 6. 
    Select 4 jobs of slaves
    • A. 

      Skilled craftsmen

    • B. 

      Day laborers

    • C. 

      Domestic servants

    • D. 

      Night laborers

    • E. 

      Farmers

    • F. 

      Factory hands

  • 7. 
    Slaves relied on their culture, which included which three characteristics?
    • A. 

      Close personal bonds

    • B. 

      Money

    • C. 

      Music

    • D. 

      Religious convictions

    • E. 

      Hard work ethic

    • F. 

      Strong muscles

  • 8. 
    Which story from the Bible inspired slaves?
    • A. 

      Jesus

    • B. 

      Peter

    • C. 

      Noah

    • D. 

      Moses

  • 9. 
    • A. 

      Spirituals

    • B. 

      Prayer

    • C. 

      Scripture

    • D. 

      Work

  • 10. 
    • A. 

      Franklin Douglas

    • B. 

      Felix Douglas

    • C. 

      Frederick Douglas

    • D. 

      Ferdinand Douglas

  • 11. 
    Select three rebellions in the south:
    • A. 

      Gabe's Rebellion

    • B. 

      Vesey's Rebellion

    • C. 

      Tucker's Rebellion

    • D. 

      Turner's Rebellion

    • E. 

      Gabrielle's Rebellion

  • 12. 
    Describe why Turner's Rebellion was the most famous