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In the quotation, "Exalting the superiority of northern society based on 'free labor,' " define "free labor":
non-slave labor that is paid
Which is not part of the generally accepted account of the 1822 conspiracy led by Denmark Vesey?
Vesey and his followers killed or maimed 37 whites.
Which of the following was not true of the plain white folk of the Old South?
Like slaves, they had few civil or political rights.
Which of the following was not a part of slavery's impact on the northern economy?
Slave labor in the southern cotton belt undermined cotton production in the North.
The newly created Republican Party of the 1850s was dedicated to:
confining slavery to the states in which it already existed.
In American slave culture, jumping over a broomstick was associated with which of the following acts?
Which of the following was not a central theme of planter ideology?
There is no place for fixed social hierarchies in a democratic republic.
"In southern cities, thousands of slaves were employed as skilled artisans." Define "artisan":
Which of the following does not apply to the comparative experience of slaves and free blacks in the Old South?
Between 1800 and 1860 the material conditions of free blacks steadily improved, while those of slaves steadily deteriorated.
Cotton was "King" during the first half of the nineteenth century. Three-fourths of the world's supply came from the United States, and textile manufacturers in New England, Great Britain, France, and Russia depended on the American cotton supply. Define "textile":
In the years before the Civil War, the wealthiest Americans were:
planters in South Carolina and Mississippi.
What happened to the 135 enslaved persons who in 1841 seized the ship, the Creole, and sailed to Nassau in search of freedom?
They were given refuge in the British Caribbean.
The southern state with the largest free black population in relation to its total African American population was?
John C. Calhoun of South Carolina considered "the most false and dangerous of all political errors," the view that:
all men are created equal and entitled to liberty.
Define "planter" as used in this and other chapters of this book in such phrases as "southern planters were successful."
the owner or manager of a plantation who himself rarely if ever did the actual physical labor associated with plowing or harvesting crops
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