Antebellum Georgia: Economy & Slavery


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The gospel songs and poems composed by black slaves in America have come to be known as:

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1. What device invented by Eli Whitney was used to separate cotton fiber from cotton seed?

2. The word 'Antebellum' means what?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet offer an opportunity to check what you know about the people and the atmosphere of antebellum Georgia. You'll review common terms and living situations at the time.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet focuses on checking your understanding of:

  • The name of gospel songs and poems composed by black slaves
  • Eli Whitney's invention for separating cotton
  • Defining antebellum
  • What large farms using slave labor were called

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - see if you can remember what the large farms that were operated by slave labor were called
  • Knowledge application - revisit what you know about antebellum Georgia to answer questions on key facts about slaves at that time
  • Defining key terms - make sure you can define important terms from the lesson, such as antebellum

Additional Learning

Get a more detailed review of this topic in the lesson Antebellum Georgia: Economy & Slavery. This lesson offers a more in-depth review of:

  • The time period that antebellum refers to
  • The contrast of living among the owners and the slaves
  • The important agriculture of Georgia at this time
  • What happened to slave families
  • From slavery to industrialization