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Life in the South: Ordered Society and Economy of the Southern States

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

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

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

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The following quiz and worksheet combo will show your knowledge of the southern United States before the Civil War started. You'll need to know about Southern industry, slavery and expansion.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

During the assessments, you will be tested on:

  • The antebellum era
  • Expansion of the old Southwest
  • Task system
  • Southern industry

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding southern life prior to the Civil War
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the antebellum era
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define key terms, such as task system

Additional Learning

To discover more about how life in the southern United States was before the Civil War, review the lesson called Life in the South: Ordered Society and Economy of the Southern States. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Details the southern economy
  • Explains southern industry
  • Covers southern society
  • Explores John C. Calhoun and why he defended slavery
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