AP - ChAPters 14 And 15

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This is your quiz over chapters 14 and 15.


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  • 1. 
    What was the main factor contributing to population growth in the United States in the 1840's and beyond?
    • A. 

      Widespread immigration

    • B. 

      Increased amounts of slaves brought to America

    • C. 

      Rising birthrates

    • D. 

      Improved health

    • E. 

      Acquisition of new territories

  • 2. 
    New England was well suited to become an industrial center for all of the following reasons EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Its land was too rocky and difficult to farm

    • B. 

      Its dense population provided a ready labor source and customer base for factory-produced goods

    • C. 

      Its seaports made importing raw materials and exporting finished goods easier

    • D. 

      Its fast-flowing rivers provided the perrfect power source for factory cogs

    • E. 

      It was hardest hit by the lack of imported goods during the War of 1812

  • 3. 
    The 19th century Cult of Domesticity is best defined as the:
    • A. 

      Idea that women should determine family size

    • B. 

      Belief that women should work only as household helps, maids, and cooks

    • C. 

      Notion that upon marriage, women should leave their paid jobs

    • D. 

      Celebration of women's roles within the home

    • E. 

      New innovations that simplified houseworkand freed up women's time

  • 4. 
    All of the following contributed to to US economic growth and its connections to the broader world EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      The rise of railroads

    • B. 

      The Pony Express

    • C. 

      The development of canals

    • D. 

      The market revolution

    • E. 

      The emergence of steam

  • 5. 
    The reformer Dorothea Dix is best known for:
    • A. 

      Championing the mentally ill

    • B. 

      Temperance

    • C. 

      Abolition

    • D. 

      Educational reform

    • E. 

      Labor reform

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