Person who wanted to preserve the country for native-born white citizens.
Organization of workers.
Called the '"Talking wire"
Severe food shortage.
Event in which workers refuse to do their jobs.
True or False:A planter was someone who owned at least 10 slaves.
True or False: Slave codes made it a crime for slaves to learn how to read and write.
True or False: Free African Americans made up on fifth's of the South's population by 1860
True or False: Eli Whitney invented the cotton gin.
How did clipper ships help the United States
Gain a large share of the world's sea trade.
What victory did Organized factory workers gain in 1842?
Right to strike.
Which group of workers objected to the new railroads?
What generalization can you make about factory conditions in the 1840s?
Workers suffered from extreme temperatures and unsafe equipment.
How did the practice of slavery hurt the development of southern industry?
Slaves had no money to buy manufactured goods.
Which states were apart of cotton kingdom
South Carolina, Alabama, Mississippi, and Texas.
What was the first state to declare that workers had the right to strike?
MA in 1842
What year did most Irish and German immigrants came into this country?
What fraction of the South was enslaved?
What invention created a boom in the cotton industry?
Made the reaper
one track, it would catch anything close on fire from the sparks, tracks were laid on soft soil so they would collapse, but got goods around faster and helped business.
to think that one race is superior than another or policy or attitude that denies equal rights to certain groups of people.
kept slaves from running away or rebelling.
invented steel plow
Separated the seeds from the fibers
wealthy who had large amounts of money from cotton.
Treating a person as if he/she was property
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