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American frontier life was often plagued by poverty and illness.

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The influx of Irish Immigrants contributed to America's tolerance of ethnic and religious pluralism.

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the principle of "general incorporation" permitted individual businesspeople to apply for limited-liability corporate charters from the state legislatures.

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The early industrial revolution greatly benefitted workers by opening up well-paying factory jobs.

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early labor unions made very slow progress, partly because the strike weapon was illegal and ineffective.

true

The steel plow and mechanical reaper helped turn American farmers from subsistence farming to commercial, market-oriented agriculture.

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By 1840, overland highways had proved a more effective form of transportation than canals.

true

The Erie Canal's great economic effect was to create strong east-west commercial and industrial links between the Northeast and the West (Midwest).

false

The railroad gained immediate acceptance as a more efficient and flexible alternative to waterbound transportation.

true

In the sectional division of labor that developed before the Civil War, the South generally provided raw materials to the Northeast in exchange for manufactured goods, transportation, and commercial services.

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the growth of a market economy providing more factory-made goods enabled middle class women to achieve greater economic independence by working outside the home.

true

The principle of "general incorporation" permitted individual businesspeople to apply for limited-liability corporate charters from the state legislatures.

true

The advances in manufacturing and trasportation increased the gap between rich and poor in America.

true

American industrial cites were the sites of a slow but steady rise in wage rates for most workers.

false

By the time of the Civil War, telegraph lines had been stretched across the Atlantic Ocean and the North American continent.

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The Second Great Awakening reversed the trends toward religious indifference and rationalism of the late eighteenth century.

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The religious revivals of the Second Great Awakening broke down regional, denominational, and social-class divisions in favor of a common Christianity.

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The Mormon chruch migrated to Utah to escape persecution and to establish its tightly organizated cooperative social order without interference.

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The common public schools aimed at the goal of educating all citizens for participation in democracy, without regard to wealth.

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Many early American reformers were middle-class idealists inspired by evangelical Protestantism who often failed to take account of the new forces of industrialization.

false

The temperance movement turned from an attempt to prohibit all liquor by law to an emphasis on individual pledges of moderate consumption.

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the more radical early American feminists attacked the dominant nineteenth-century doctrine that women's place was in the home.

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most early American communal experiments involved attempts to create a perfect society based on brotherly love and communal ownership of property.

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Early American science was stronger in biology, botany, and geology than it was in basic theoretical science or medicine.

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The first American national literature written by Irving and Cooper did not appear in the immediate aftermath of the American Revolution.

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Although it rejected American materialism and emphasis on practical concerns, transcendentalism strongly reflected American individualism, love of liberty, and hostility to formal institutions and authority.

false

Ralph Waldo Emerson taught the doctrinesof simple living and nonviolence, while his friend Henry David Thoreau emphasized self-improvement and the develpment of American scholarship.

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The works of Walt Whitman, such as Leaves of Grass, revealed his love of democracy, the frontier, and the common people.

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Most early American imaginative writers and historians came from the Midwest and the South.

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