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APAN Chapter 13 Test
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Stories such as the 'Brer Rabbit folktales were actually stories about...
survival and resistance
Which of the following was true of free blacks in the South between 1830 and 1860
They were not legally permitted to own a gun
Largely as a result of having become a slave society the Old South
rejected the wage labor system of the North and West
In the period from 1830 to 1860, The North and the South were different in which of the following ways?
Urban growth was slower in the South than in the North
The case of John F. Flintoff demonstrates which of the following?
Yeomen farmers generally aspired to become slaveowners
For which of the following reasons may the South be considered "distinctive" in comparison to the rest of the United States in the period from 1830 to 1860?
The South was committed to the institution of slavery.
Which of the following is true of southern society between 1830 and 1860?
Which of the following is an explanation for the absence of serious conflict between slaveholders and nonslaveholders in the antebellum South?
Comments from former slaves reveal that the great majority of American slaves
retained their mental independence
Statistics for the several decades before 1860 indicate that over 33 percent of the women in Petersburg, Virginia, either had not married or did not remarry after the death of a spouse. This information supports which of the following conclusions
The statistics imply that some Petersburg women valued financial independence
In the 1840s and 1850s , the political power base of the South shifted to
boom states such as Mississippi and Louisiana.
What impact did slavery have on the southern value system?
The acceptance of slave labor had the effect of devaluing free labor in the South.
Small southern farmers who migrated into the area west of the Appalachians in the early nineteenth century wanted to
acquire rich, fertile farmland.
During the 1820s and 1830s, most southern state governments became
In the aftermath of the 1831 Nat Turner Rebellion, the Virginia legislature
debated but then rejected a measure calling for the gradual abolition of slavery.
Slave culture in the nineteenth century
was based to a large degree on survival from the African past.
By the 1850s, what stand did most Methodist and Baptist ministers in the South take regarding the institution of slavery?
Most had become vocal defenders of slavery
Which of the following was generally true of slaves in the South Caroline and Georgia low-country?
They worked under the task system.
The absence of highly developed schools, churches, and libraries in the South between 1800 and 1860 may be explained by which of the following?
The South's low population density meant that financing and operating such institutions was difficult.
Which of the following arguments was offered by southerners as a defense of slavery?
Until the 18402, the North and the South were similar in which of the following ways?
Both regions tried to apply the states' rights doctrine against federal authority with nearly equal frequency.
Which of the following was a major demographic characteristic of southern society between 1830 and 1860?
The region's population density was low.
In response to the Nat Turner Rebellion, many southern states passed laws
against educating blacks
Which of the following statements about the slave family is true?
Children were often named after relatives of past generations as a way of emphasizing family history
In addition to seeking personal salvation through their religion, slaves
sought group salvation through the belief that God would deliver all slaves from bondage.
Before the Civil War, most yeoman farmers in the South
valued their independence and self-reliance
The paternalistic ideology of the plantation elite
masked the harsher beliefs of rich planters concerning the inferiority of blacks and the importance of making money
A yeoman farmer in the South between 1800 and 1860 was a small farmer who
The largest antebellum southern industry was
African influences on slave culture
reminded slaves that they had a seprate past and a seprae identity from their oppresors.
"[They have] found out a fearful alchemy by which... blood can be transformed into gold. Instead of listening to the cry of agony, they listen to the ring of dollars and stoop down to pick up the coin." This 1857 quotation most likely refers to
A southern planter
Slave narratives suggest that slaves considered the worst aspect of slavery to be the
coercion, lack of freedom, and little hope for change, all of which were part of the nature of slavery itself
The main determinant of a man's wealth and social position in the South was the
number of slaves he owned
The common belief of slaves in spirits is linked to the
African concept of the living dead
The Louisiana cotton planter Bennet Barrow
often seemed to display more emotion over the loss of a hhorse than the loss of a slave
Most members of the planter aristocracy saw themselves as
the benevolent guardians of an inferior race
The slave population in North America was unique in which of the following respects
It was the only slave population in the New World that naturally reproduced itself.
Workers in southern cities staged protests against economic competition from slaves. As a result of such protests
harsh restrictions were placed on free black workers and craftsmen
Research indicates that in the thirty years before the Civil War, slavery
was a profitable labor system
Which of the following is true of Nat Turner?
He was convicted and executed in the early 1830s for having planned and executed a violent slave revolt.
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