Lives Of The North And South

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Differences between the North and South Quiz


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  • 1. 
    The North's geography included four distinct seasons.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    While there were a few free African-Americans in the South, most of them were slaves.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    The South's economy was based on agriculture and grew mostly cash crops.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    The North's population grew in the 1800's because of a flood of Irish and German immigrants.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    By 1860, the South had 10,000 miles of railroad track, but still lagged behind the North.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    The cotton gin lead to an increase in slave ownership.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    The economy of the North was solely based on manufacturing and had very few farms.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Most white people in the South lived on large plantations and owned slaves.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    The South's broad flat rivers and warm climate are what made it ideal of cotton production.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    While the Southern life was ruled by the rising and setting of the sun, Northerner's lives were beginning to be run by "the clock."
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    People in the south used steamboats more than they used trains.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    African-Americans in the North were free and treated equally.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Canals were widely used in the north.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    The reaper was a harvesting machine, invented by Eli Whitney, that revolutionized grain production.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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