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Slavery would not have lasted as long as it did except for
A. the place it held in the southern economy
Which of the following statements about slavery is FALSE
A. about ten percent of southern blacks were free
Slaveholders continually indoctrinated their slaves with the idea of
A. The God-ordained supremacy of whites
The Brer Rabbit stories
D. showed how a defenseless animal could overcome a stronger one through cunning and deceit, a metaphor for survival as a slave
During the Second Seminole War of 1835-1842
B. many escaped slaves hiding in Florida actually fought with Native Americans against US soldiers
Free blacks in the south faced each of the following limitations EXCEPT
C. being vulnerable to re-enslavement through vagrancy or apprenticeship laws
To become a successful planter, it was probably most important that one have sound knowledge of
C. good business and accounting practices.
Which one of the following individuals tried to convince southern yeoman farmers that slavery reduced their standard of living
C. Hinton R. Helper
Non-slaveholders followed the leadership of slave owners because
C. of their desire to become slaver owners
Southern proslavery arguemetns did NOT include the belief that slavery was
C. mandated by the US Constitution
Southern apologists claimed the master-slave relationship was more humane than employer- worker relationships because
D. it afforded greater long-term security
A major reason for the weaker hold of slavery in the upper south was the
A. increasing industrialization and agricultural diversification in the region
When tobacco prices sagged after 1820
C. large numbers of surplus slaves were sold from the upper south to the lower south
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