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Cool S.S Exam Review Chpt 14

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Nativist
Person who wanted to preserve the country for native-born white citizens.
Trade Union
Organization of workers.
Artisan
Skilled worker.
Telegraph
Called the '"Talking wire"
Famine
Severe food shortage.
Strike
Event in which workers refuse to do their jobs.
True or False:A planter was someone who owned at least 10 slaves.
False
True or False: Slave codes made it a crime for slaves to learn how to read and write.
True
True or False: Free African Americans made up on fifth's of the South's population by 1860
False
True or False: Eli Whitney invented the cotton gin.
True
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?
Wagon drivers.
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?
1850
What fraction of the South was enslaved?
32%
What invention created a boom in the cotton industry?
Cotton gin.
Cyrus McCormick
Made the reaper
Railroads
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.
Discrimination
to think that one race is superior than another or policy or attitude that denies equal rights to certain groups of people.
Salve Codes
kept slaves from running away or rebelling.
John Deere
invented steel plow
Cotton Gin
Separated the seeds from the fibers
Cottonarcary
wealthy who had large amounts of money from cotton.
Slavery
Treating a person as if he/she was property