Alabama Journey - Chapter 13

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Alabama Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz is to help those who are studing Alabama History from "The Alabama Journey". This book is used in 4th grade.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who built a factory in Autauga County in the 1830's to make cotton gins?
    • A. 

      Horace Ware

    • B. 

      Daniel Pratt

    • C. 

      Mose Stoup

    • D. 

      Charles Lide

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    What did Mose Stoup build in Tuscaloosa County?
    • A. 

      Stoup Steamboats

    • B. 

      Shelby County Iron Works

    • C. 

      Tannehill Furnace

    • D. 

      Prattville Cotton Works

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
    Many Settlers left Alabama and went to _______________________, when economic depression caused the price of cotton to fail.
    • A. 

      Maryland

    • B. 

      Georgia

    • C. 

      Texas (GTT - Gone to Texas)

    • D. 

      Florida

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    The factories that Daniel Pratt built in ___________________________ made cotton gins, cotton cloth, and windows.
    • A. 

      Huntsville

    • B. 

      Prattville

    • C. 

      Tuscaloosa

    • D. 

      Mobile

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
    If someone spends money on an _______________________, they are spending money so that they can make more money.
    • A. 

      Investment

    • B. 

      Debt

    • C. 

      Supply

    • D. 

      Food

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    ____________________, was a food crop that almost all farmers grew for their families and their animals.
    • A. 

      Cotton

    • B. 

      Wheat

    • C. 

      Corn

    • D. 

      Green-beans

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    Most settlers came to Alabama in the early 1800s because they thought they could make a profit growing _________________________________________.
    • A. 

      Cotton

    • B. 

      Corn

    • C. 

      Wheat

    • D. 

      Green beans

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 8. 
    Most of the settlers in Alabama were often called _______________________ farmers who owned between 40 and 320 acres of land.
    • A. 

      Bad

    • B. 

      Pioneers

    • C. 

      Planters

    • D. 

      Yeoman

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
    These farmers usually owned at least 640 acres of land.
    • A. 

      Yeoman

    • B. 

      Planters

    • C. 

      None of the above

  • 10. 
    When this group of farmers tried to grow grapes and olives at Demopolis, their company was an economic failure and most of the French Settlers left Alabama.
    • A. 

      Prattville Cotton

    • B. 

      The Vine and Olive Colony

    • C. 

      Shelby Iron Works

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 11. 
    When someone owes something to someone else, that is called a _______________
    • A. 

      Loan

    • B. 

      Debt

    • C. 

      Investment

    • D. 

      Profit

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 12. 
    Well over half of the farmers who settled Alabama owned no _________________ and most of those who did owned only a few.
    • A. 

      Crops

    • B. 

      Slaves

    • C. 

      Horses

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 13. 
    The economy is said to be in a _________________ when prices are low, buying and selling slows down, and people don't have as much money as ususal.
    • A. 

      Depression

    • B. 

      Economic downturn

    • C. 

      None of the above

  • 14. 
    _____________________ is the development of machines and tools that help human beings do their work, can bve an important part of the economy of a place.
    • A. 

      Invention

    • B. 

      Technology

    • C. 

      Factory

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 15. 
    Most planters hired a __________________ to sell their cotton and to buy many different goods in a big city and shop them to the plantation by steamboat.
    • A. 

      Salesman

    • B. 

      Factor

    • C. 

      Consultant

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 16. 
    Horace Ware ran the ____________________ in Shelby County.
    • A. 

      Prattville Cotton

    • B. 

      Shelby Iron Works

    • C. 

      Tannehill Furnance

    • D. 

      None of the above