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MTTC Social Studies (Secondary): Life in Antebellum America Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which city had the largest population of free blacks in the antebellum era?

Question 2 2. Where did most of Lowell's factory girls come from initially?

Question 3 3. Which was an important direct effect of industrialization?

Question 4 4. In early America, why were slaves from Caribbean the preferred choice when compared to Native Americans?

Question 5 5. 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 6 6. Which best describes Southern U.S. society in the antebellum era?

Question 7 7. Which of these authors wrote for girls on themes such as femininity?

Question 8 8. Which was America's first coeducational college?

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

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Question 11 11. Who was an artist that revolutionized communications technology?

Question 12 12.

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

Question 14 14. David Walker, who predated the Abolitionist Movement and advocated violence in ending slavery wrote _____.

Question 15 15. Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Lucretia Mott advocated for women's rights after their involvement in what other reform movement?

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Question 16 16.

Where did public schools exist in early America?

I. Massachusetts

II. New York

III. Virginia

Question 17 17. Dorothea Dix was important for her work in what movement in the antebellum era?

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

Question 19 19. Which of the following compares the slave revolt led by Denmark Vesey with that of Nat Turner?

Question 20 20. Why would most Americans have been unlikely to read a Douay Bible in the 19th century?

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Question 21 21.

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

Question 23 23. What industry did John Deere and Cyrus McCormick work in?

Question 24 24. Which is TRUE of Southern industry in the antebellum era of the U.S.?

Question 25 25. Frederick Douglas, an ex-slave known for his writing and great speeches, wrote _____.

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Question 26 26. Which of the following was NOT part of the slave trade?

Question 27 27. Which of the following would most likely have been a popular attraction in the antebellum era?

Question 28 28. All of the following were reasons for the expansion of the 'old Southwest' in the U.S. EXCEPT.

Question 29 29. Which group first popularized art museums and landscape paintings?

Question 30 30. Harriet Beecher Stowe wrote _____.

MTTC Social Studies (Secondary): Life in Antebellum America Chapter Exam Instructions

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