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All of the following encouraged migration to the West EXCEPT
construction of numerous frontier forts
All of the following were true of the trains in use by the 1850s EXCEPT
they could only operate in warm-weather months
Samuel Slater's contribution to the economy was that he
opened a successful textile mill in Rhode Island
The Rhode Island or Fall River systems differed from that of Lowell in that
whole families were often employed
The most popular form of indoor entertainment in the first half of the nineteenth century was
Which of the following is NOT true of boxing in the antebellum era?
It was strictly entertainment for the lower classes
The major impetus for the huge Irish immigration to the United States after 1845 was
a deadly potato famine
By 1860, one would be most likely to encounter Norwegian and Swedish immigrants in
Wisconsin and Minnesota
Lyman Beecher's anti-Catholic sermons in 1834
provoked a mob to attack the Ursuline Convent in Charlestown, Massachusetts
In the case of Commonwealth v. Hunt, the Massachusetts Supreme Court ruled that
forming a trade union was not illegal
The various Workingmen's parties failed for all the following reasons EXCEPT
most workers had no serious problems
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