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Chapter 9 Antebellum Politics, Commerce, and Culture To play the game, go to the next slide and click on a point value to go to a question. To go to final Wrap-Up click on Final Wrap-Up at the bottom of the main screen.
Antebellum Politics Antebellum Political Parties Slavery Antebellum Agriculture Antebellum Culture And People Antebellum Economy
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What two groups competed for political power in Louisiana for most of the antebellum period?
The Creoles and the Americans score board
What antebellum governor is credited for improving levees, roads, and development of railroads in Louisiana?
André Bienvenu Roman score board
Why did voters in Northern Louisiana want to move the capital away from New Orleans?
It was seen as the “Creole Capital” score board
What were the three distinct districts in antebellum New Orleans?
The French Quarter-controlled by Creoles Neighborhoods above Canal Street- controlled by American settlers Downriver from the French Quarter- controlled by working class immigrant groups scoreboard
What city served as the Louisiana state capital from 1847 until the Civil War?
Baton Rouge score board
What were the 3 major antebellum political parties?
Democrats, Whigs, and the American Party score board
What were Democrats known as prior to shortening their name?
Jacksonian Democrats or Democratic Republicans score board
What party is being described by the following clues: Small government, common man, universal manhood suffrage
Democrats score board
What party is being described by the following clues: voter intimidation, Know Nothings, hostile to immigrants and Catholics
The American Party score board
What party is being described by the following clues: Favored banks, government funded projects, sugar tariff
Whigs score board
Why was New Orleans known as the “Queen City of the South”?
New Orleans was the second busiest port in America score board
Planters were dependent on what group of people for financial advice?
Factors score board
Why were banks critical to the economic success of the antebellum period?
Banks loaned money and sold bonds score board
Why was the New Basin Canal so important to transportation?
The canal connected Lake Pontchartrain and the interior of New Orleans score board
What impact did the Civil War have on transportation in Louisiana?
Most of the railroads were destroyed score board
What percentage of the Louisiana population owned slaves?
25% of the population owned slaves score board
What percentage of slaves lived on plantations?
52% of all slaves lived on plantations score board
What was the difference between a slave on a large holding and one on a small holding?
Slaves on large holdings had specialized jobs, whereas slaves on small holdings could do various jobs. score board
Why was slave market season from September-April?
Slave market season avoided the summer months due to an increase in disease score board
What happened to slave prices as the anti-slavery movement grew in the North?
Slave prices tripled between 1810-1860 score board
What were the two major agriculture products grown in antebellum Louisiana?
cotton and sugar score board
Why was sugar cane grown primarily in southern Louisiana?
Sugar cane required a longer growing season score board
How much of all the cotton grown in the United States came from Louisiana ?
1/6 of all of the cotton grown in the United States was grown in Louisiana score board
Other than climate, what was the most significant difference between how cotton and sugar cane was grown?
Cotton could be grown on smaller farms Sugar cane was only profitable if grown on a plantation score board
What happened to cotton production between 1840-1860?
Cotton production doubled score board
How did legislators respond to the growing number of free people of color?
Legislators began limiting the freedoms of free people of color score board
What were the two largest immigrant groups in antebellum Louisiana?
German and Irish immigrants score board
What killed many of the immigrants that moved into antebellum New Orleans?
Yellow Fever outbreaks score board
What was a common complaint of the German and Irish immigrants?
Both were criticized for drinking score board
How were many of the slave histories passed down from one generation to the next?
Songs and stories score board
Make your wager on the scoreboard scoreFinal Question
What were the roles of men and women on plantations?
Men were expected to take care of the business; Women were expected to take care of the house score board