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Quiz by Rebecca Bridges

Grade 8
Social Studies (2011)
South Carolina Learning Standards

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  • Q1
    Directions: As you complete your study guide, remember to write in your own words. 1. Use the words, increase or decrease, in your sentence below to describe how the cotton gin affected South Carolina’s economy. What specifically would increase or decrease? (Unit 8-4.2)
    The amount of slaves in South Carolina decreased in the Lowcountry.
    The amount of slaves in South Carolina increased due to more cotton.
    The amount of money made from cotton in the Upcountry only of South Carolina increased.
    The amount of money made in South Carolina from cotton decreased.
  • Q2
    Bonus question: What was the economy in South Carolina based on from the beginning?
    ship building
    small farms
  • Q3
    Bonus question: Which crops made money for South Carolina before 1800?
    tobacco and rice
    rice and cotton
    indigo and cotton
    indigo and rice
  • Q4
    Directions: You will need to use the Google search feature to find a map to draw for number 2 showing where each tribe lived. (3) Use the word sectionalism in your sentence. What does sectionalism describe?
    An extreme loyalty to a town, state, or nation over the country
    An understandable and admirable loyalty to a town, state, or nation while still supporting the country
    Disloyalty to a town, state, or nation
    A time when people leave their town, state, or nation
  • Q5
    3. (Part 2) Describe how events like the Denmark Vesey Plot and abolition movement affected South Carolina and the US?
    It decreased the amount of sectionalism in the US.
    It increased support for slavery in the Northern states.
    It increased the amount of sectionalism in the US.
    It increased the amount of nationalism in South Carolina.
  • Q6
    4. You are expected to analyze quotes on the mid-term. Explain who the speaker would have supported and in what time period in the US and South Carolina? (Unit 8-2.4) “Don’t fire unless fired upon, but if they mean to have a war, let it begin here.” ~ Captain John Parker, 1775
  • Q7
    5. Explain what group of people gained political power from about 1865 to 1877, but were later disenfranchised after this time due to whites intimidating them
    military leaders from the Union in the districts
    Former Confederate soldiers
    African Americans
  • Q8
    Bonus question: What does disenfranchise mean?
    To end slavery
    To lose
    To gain
    To increase slavery
  • Q9
    6. What type of Reconstruction plan split the former Confederate states into military districts?
    the Emancipation Proclamation
    Presidential Reconstruction
    Thirteenth Amendment
    Congressional Reconstruction
  • Q10
    7. Explain which group represented South Carolina at the Second Continental Congress. What does this say about the balance of power in the new state?
    Lowcountry Elite
    African Americans
    Upcountry Elite
    Upcountry farmers
  • Q11
    8. Look at the picture. Explain in your own words what historic event during the time of the American Revolution is taking place. Cite evidence from the picture.
    the Hunley sinking the Housatonic
    Denmark Vesey Plot
    Boston Tea Party
    Stono Rebellion
  • Q12
    9. (A) Complete the sentence “No taxation __________ ______________.”
    without representation
    without immediate action
    without cotton
    without sectionalism
  • Q13
    Number 9. (B) Letter A describes what event?
    Intolerable Acts
    Tea Act
    Quartering Act
    Stamp Act
  • Q14
    Based on the question accidentally labelled 8: Explain what the political cartoon to the left refers to, and which historical period in United States history.
  • Q15
    Question 10 on the study guide: Explain which three European nations attempted settlements in South Carolina. (Unit 8-1.2)
    France, Spain, and England
    the Dutch, Spain and England
    the Dutch, French, and Norway
    Spain and France only

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