Life in Antebellum America (1807-1861) Lesson Plans Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which one of the following is true about the Slave Code?

Question 2 2.

Where did public schools exist in early America?

I. Massachusetts

II. New York

III. Virginia

Question 3 3. Harriet Beecher Stowe wrote _____.

Question 4 4. After mid-century, which was the most important means of transportation through the interior of the nation?

Question 5 5. In the interior of the nation, which was the most important means of shipping in the early 19th century?

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Question 6 6.

Who were well-known transcendental writers?

I. Henry David Thoreau

II. Albert Bierstadt

III. Charles Blondin

IV. Ralph Waldo Emerson

V. Edgar Allan Poe

Question 7 7. Why did the North focus its efforts on industrialization rather than cash crops during the antebellum era?

Question 8 8. Who was an artist that revolutionized communications technology?

Question 9 9. How did the environmental differences of the North and the South of the U.S. impact their economies in the antebellum period?

Question 10 10. All of the following were reasons for the expansion of the 'old Southwest' in the U.S. EXCEPT.

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Question 11 11. Which of the following would most likely have been a popular attraction in the antebellum era?

Question 12 12.

Which were hindrances to building railroads in the early 19th century?

I. Turnpike operators opposed it.

II. Canal building had sapped state funds.

III. Passengers were scared to ride on trains.

IV. The Panic of 1837 limited private funding.

Question 13 13. Most of Lowell's factory girls came from {Blank]}.

Question 14 14. Which was an important direct effect of industrialization?

Question 15 15. Which city had the largest population of free blacks in the antebellum era?

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Question 16 16. The Middle Passage was _____.

Question 17 17. What was the Clermont?

Question 18 18. The temperance movement was also linked with…

Question 19 19. Which of the following most accurately describes the settlement of immigrants in the mid-19th century?

Question 20 20. 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?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following compares the slave revolt led by Denmark Vesey with that of Nat Turner?

Question 22 22. Which best describes Southern U.S. society in the antebellum era?

Question 23 23. David Walker, who predated the Abolitionist Movement and advocated violence in ending slavery wrote _____.

Question 24 24. In early America, why were slaves from Caribbean the preferred choice when compared to Native Americans?

Question 25 25. Why would most Americans have been unlikely to read a Douay Bible in the 19th century?

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Question 26 26. Which of these authors wrote for girls on themes such as femininity?

Question 27 27. Frederick Douglas, an ex-slave known for his writing and great speeches, wrote _____.

Question 28 28. Which best describes the federal government's position on building transportation networks?

Question 29 29. The platform of the Abolitionist movement wanted

Question 30 30. Dorothea Dix was important for her work in what movement in the antebellum era?

Life in Antebellum America (1807-1861) Lesson Plans Chapter Exam Instructions

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