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History Alive America's Past Chapter 20: The Causes of the Civil War Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Why is Uncle Tom's Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe still regarded as one of the most important works of fiction ever published?

Question 2 2. Which was an important direct effect of industrialization?

Question 3 3. Where did most of Lowell's factory girls come from initially?

Question 4 4. All of the following were reasons for the expansion of the 'old Southwest' in the U.S. EXCEPT.

Question 5 5. How did Lincoln treat the border states?

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Question 6 6. How did the environmental differences of the North and the South of the U.S. impact their economies in the antebellum period?

Question 7 7. Why did the election of Abraham Lincoln prompt the South to choose between remaining in the Union or seceding?

Question 8 8. Which of Uncle Tom's personal characteristics guided his interactions with others and his responses to his circumstances?

Question 9 9. Eliza and Tom jointly choose different ways to deal with their impending sale to a slave trader. Although they take differing paths, how could their actions be considered similar?

Question 10 10. Frederick Douglas, an ex-slave known for his writing and great speeches, wrote _____.

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Question 11 11. William Lloyd Garrison, founder of the American Anti Slavery Society, wrote _____.

Question 12 12. Harriet Beecher Stowe wrote _____.

Question 13 13. Which state seceded first?

Question 14 14. Who was an artist that revolutionized communications technology?

Question 15 15. Despite the fact that the publication of Uncle Tom's Cabin had great impact at the time, what was NOT a consequence of the book's popularity?

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Question 16 16. Which best describes Southern U.S. society in the antebellum era?

Question 17 17. David Walker, who predated the Abolitionist Movement and advocated violence in ending slavery wrote _____.

Question 18 18. In the U.S. antebellum period, slaves in the task system worked until the task was completed. Which type of slave was most likely to work under the task system?

Question 19 19. The platform of the Abolitionist movement wanted

Question 20 20. What industry did John Deere and Cyrus McCormick work in?

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Question 21 21. Which is TRUE of Southern industry in the antebellum era of the U.S.?

Question 22 22. Why did the North focus its efforts on industrialization rather than cash crops during the antebellum era?

Question 23 23. What was the fundamental difference between the North and the South during the mid-1800s?

Question 24 24. Other than exposing the evils of slavery in the American South, what motivation likely drove Harriet Beecher Stowe to write Uncle Tom's Cabin?

Question 25 25. Fort Sumter is famous because _____.

History Alive America's Past Chapter 20: The Causes of the Civil War Chapter Exam Instructions

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