History Ch. 18 And 19 Quiz

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  • 1. 
    Dorothea Dix dedicated her life to
    • A. 

      Teaching religion

    • B. 

      Eliminating slavery

    • C. 

      Helping the imprisoned

    • D. 

      Establishing public schools

  • 2. 
    Which group was focused on eliminating slavery?
    • A. 

      Politicians

    • B. 

      Abolitionists

    • C. 

      Missionaries

    • D. 

      Transcendentalists

  • 3. 
    Which of these was the biggest obstacle for women who were working to end slavery?
    • A. 

      They were not allowed to vote.

    • B. 

      They were not allowed to attend school.

    • C. 

      They could not voice their opinions.

    • D. 

      They could not travel throughout the country.

  • 4. 
    Which of these was the model for the Seneca Falls Declaration of Sentiments?
    • A. 

      Bill of Rights

    • B. 

      Monroe Doctrine

    • C. 

      Declaration of Independence

    • D. 

      Preamble to the US Constitution

  • 5. 
    The economy of hte South was based on which of these?
    • A. 

      Mining

    • B. 

      Banking

    • C. 

      Agriculture

    • D. 

      Shipbuilding

  • 6. 
    How did the invention of the cotton gin impact the south?
    • A. 

      Cotton mills moved to the South.

    • B. 

      Cotton exports to Europe declined.

    • C. 

      Cotton farmers no longer needed slavs.

    • D. 

      Cotton became the South's most important crop.

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      A conflict between factory owners in cities.

    • B. 

      A shift from handmade products to machine-made products.

    • C. 

      A decrease in immigrant labor and an increase in slave labor.

    • D. 

      A change from privately owned businesses to government controlled businesses.

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      Factory owners

    • B. 

      Wealthy planters

    • C. 

      Religious leaders

    • D. 

      Educated lawyers

  • 9. 
    Which of these is one reason that US immigrants settled in the North?
    • A. 

      It offered free land.

    • B. 

      It offered jobs in mills and factories

    • C. 

      They were attracted by the good climate.

    • D. 

      They were attracted by the railroad system.