American History Chapter 11

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American History Chapter 11

It’s another day, which means we have another high-level quiz for you regarding the origins of the great nation of the United States of America. What do you know about the forging moments in the country’s past? Find out in this quiz on 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. 
    Which happened first? 
    • 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

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