C1-$100 Slavery Slavery $100 The majority of southern whites owned no slaves because they could not afford the purchase price.
C1-$200 Slavery Slavery $200 The great increase of the slave population in the first half of the nineteenth century was largely due to natural reproduction.
C1-$300 Slavery Slavery $300 Perhaps the slave's greatest psychological horror, and the theme of Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin, was the enforced separation of slave families.
C1-$400 Slavery Slavery $400 By 1860, slaves were concentrated in the “black belt” located in the (Name 2 States) Deep South states of Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, and Louisiana.
C1-$500 Slavery Slavery $500 As a substitute for the wage- incentive system, slaveowners most often used the whip as a motivator.
C2-$100 More Slavery - $100 Forced separation of spouses, parents, and children was most common A) in the Deep South. B) on the large plantations. C) on small plantations and in the upper South. D) in the decade before the Civil War. E) as a punishment for running away. C) on small plantations and in the upper South.
C2-$200 More Slavery - $200 As a result of white southerners' brutal treatment of their slaves and their fear of potential slave rebellions, the South A) formed alliances with white imperialists in Africa. B) adopted British attitudes toward the “peculiar institution.” C) emancipated many slaves. D) shed its image as a reactionary backwater. E) developed a theory of biological racial superiority. E) developed a theory of biological racial superiority.
C2-$300 More Slavery - $300 Slaves fought the system of slavery in all of the following ways except by: A-slowing down the work pace. B-running away when possible. C-pilfering goods that their labor had produced. D-sabotaging expensive equipment. E-refusing to get an education. E-refusing to get an education.
C2-$400 More Slavery - $400 He was an abolitionist that was also known as the golden trumpet A. Wendell Phillips B. Frederick Douglass C. Elijah P. Lovejoy D. William Lloyd Garrison A. Wendell Phillips
C2-$500 More Slavery - $500 In arguing for the continuation of slavery after 1830, southerners A) placed themselves in opposition to much of the rest of the Western world. B) were in opposition to the North but on the side of the Western world. C) failed to compare slaves with the northern factory worker. D) allowed considerable dissent in the South. E) aligned themselves with leading European intellectuals. A) placed themselves in opposition to much of the rest of the Western world.
C3-$100 Slave owners - $100 Members of the planter aristocracy: A) produced fewer front-rank statesmen than the North. B) dominated society and politics in the South. C) provided democratic rule in the South. D) promoted tax-supported public education. E) kept up with developments in modern thought. B) dominated society and politics in the South.
C3-$200 Slave owners - $200 Plantation agriculture A) led to a slow return on investments. B) remained diverse until the Civil War. C) was economically unstable and wasteful. D) discouraged immigration to the West. E) encouraged southern democracy. C) was economically unstable and wasteful.
C3-$300 Slave owners - $300 Most white southerners were A) planter aristocrats. B) small slaveowners. C) merchants and artisans. D) “poor white trash.” E) subsistence farmers. E) subsistence farmers.
C3-$400 Slave owners - $400 Some southern slaves gained their freedom as a result of A) the prohibition of the Atlantic slave trade after 1807. B) purchase by northern abolitionists. C) fleeing to mountain hideaways. D) purchasing their way out of slavery. E) the objection to slaveholding by some white women. D) purchasing their way out of slavery.
C3-$500 Slave owners - $500 For free blacks living in the North, A) living conditions were nearly equal to those for whites. B) voting rights were widespread. C) good jobs were plentiful. D) education opened the door to economic opportunity. E) discrimination was common. E) discrimination was common.
C4-$100 Mormons, Reformers $100 The Mormon religion originated in which state the Burned-Over District of New York.
C3-200 Mormons, Reformers $200 The original prophet of the Mormon religion was Joseph Smith.
C3-$300 Mormons, Reformers $300 Noah Webster's dictionary A) had little impact until the twentieth century. B) helped to standardize the American language. C) was used to educate nineteenth-century slaves. D) came to the United States from Britain in the 1800s. E) gave legitimacy to American slang. B) helped to standardize the American language.
C3-$400 Mormons, Reformers - $400 New England reformer Dorothea Dix is most notable for her efforts on behalf of A) prison and asylum reform. B) the peace movement. C) the temperance movement. D) abolitionism. E) women's education. A) prison and asylum reform.
C3-$500 Daily Double place a wager Brigham Young (BYU is named after him) He was known as the “Mormon Moses,” he only had 11 days of formal schooling, and he led the Mormons to Utah.
C4-$100 Random Thingies Random Thingies- $100 Neal Dow sponsored the Maine Law of 1851, which called for A) the abolition of capital punishment. B) a ban on war. C) a ban on polygamy. D) woman suffrage. E) a ban on the manufacture and sale of intoxicating liquor. E) a ban on the manufacture and sale of intoxicating liquor.
C4-$200 Random Thingies Random Thingies - $200 The British-American dispute over the border of Maine was solved A) by the Third War for American Independence. B) by a compromise that gave each side some territory. C) when America was given all of the territory in question. D) by the Caroline incident. E) by admitting Maine into the Union and New Brunswick into Canada. B) by a compromise that gave each side some territory.
C4-$300 Random Thingies Random Thingies - $300 The Aroostook War was the result of A) a short-lived insurrection in British Canada. B) the Caroline incident. C) the offer of asylum to the crew of the Creole. D) a dispute over the northern boundary of Maine. E) a fishing dispute between Britain and the U. S. D) a dispute over the northern boundary of Maine.
C4-$400 Random Thingies Random Thingies - $400 Some people in Britain hoped for a British alliance with Texas because A) the alliance would help to support the Monroe Doctrine. B) this area would provide an excellent base from which to attack the United States. C) Mexican efforts to attack the United States would be stopped. D) Texas could become a location for the settlement of undesirable British emigrants. E) the alliance would give abolitionists the opportunity to free slaves in Texas. E) the alliance would give abolitionists the opportunity to free slaves in Texas.
C4-$500 Random Thingies Random Thingies - $500 One argument against annexing Texas to the United States was that the annexation A) could involve the country in a series of ruinous wars in America and Europe. B) might give more power to the supporters of slavery. C) was not supported by the people of Texas. D) offered little of political or economic value to America. E) would lead to tensions and possible war with the British. B) might give more power to the supporters of slavery.
C4-$100 - Destiny’s Child -$100 B, A, C Arrange in chronological order the United States' acquisition of (A) Oregon, (B) Texas, (C) California.
C4-$200 Destiny’s Child - $200 C) American missionaries to the Indians. The primary group that was instrumental in strengthening and saving American claims to Oregon were A) the Lewis and Clark expedition. B) the Hudson's Bay Company. C) American missionaries to the Indians. D) U.S. naval forces in Puget Sound. E) Mormon settlers from Utah.
C4-$300 Destiny’s Child - $300 E) Manifest Destiny.. In the 1840s, the view that God had ordained the growth of an American nation stretching across North America was called A) continentalism. B) isolationism. C) anglophobia. D) Divine Mandate. E) Manifest Destiny.
C4-$400 Destiny’s Child - $400 B) their belief that the territory was not worth fighting over. One reason that the British government decided to compromise on the Oregon Country border was A) the support of the Hudson's Bay Company. B) their belief that the territory was not worth fighting over. C) John Tyler's election to the presidency. D) America's acceptance of 54º 40'. E) their better ability to defend British Columbia.
C4-$500 Destiny’s Child - $500 B) slavery would be banned from all territories that Mexico ceded to the United States. The Wilmot Proviso, introduced into Congress during the Mexican War, declared that A) Mexican territory would not be annexed to the United States. B) slavery would be banned from all territories that Mexico ceded to the United States. C) the United States should annex all of Mexico. D) the United States should have to pay Mexico a financial indemnity for having provoked the war. E) slavery in the territories would be determined by popular sovereignty.
Final Jeopardy Match each abolitionist below with his role in the movement. A. Wendell Phillips 1. abolitionist martyr B. Frederick Douglass 2. black abolitionist C. Elijah P. Lovejoy 3. abolitionist golden trumpet D. William Lloyd Garrison4. abolitionist newspaper publisher A-3, B-2, C-1, D-4