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U5F2 Ch. 13 'The South'

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  • Q1
    What made cotton profitable?
    England
    Yeomen
    cotton gin
    Tredgar Iron Works
    120s
  • Q2
    Where was the cotton belt?
    area stretching from Canada to Mexica
    area stretching from Texas to South Carolina
    lane crossing the Atlantic Ocean between the U.S. and Great Britain
    area stretching from Florida to New York
    120s
  • Q3
    What effect did Nat Turner's Rebellion have on African Americans?
    all of the above
    strengthened slave codes
    more than 100 innocent slaves were killed
    less freedom for freed African Americans
    120s
  • Q4
    What increased the need for cotton?
    increase in textile mills
    beavers were becoming extinct
    silk was too expensive
    slave wages were expensive
    120s
  • Q5
    What is a 'Yeoman'?
    they controlled the price of cotton at markets
    small farmer with about 100 acres of land
    slave owner and seller
    poor northern white man
    120s
  • Q6
    Why were cotton mills primarily in the North?
    slaves were not allowed to work in mills
    Great Britain would only trade with New England states
    southern heat damaged the machinery
    more rivers and streams to power mills
    120s
  • Q7
    How much cotton was being produced in the U.S. in 1840?
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    about 14 bales
    about 140,000 bales
    about 100,000
    about 1.4 million bales
    120s
  • Q8
    What is the quote above an example of?
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    slave code
    spiritual
    yeoman
    folktake
    120s
  • Q9
    This quote could be describing what would to happen to a slave if they violated (broke) what?
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    the 1st Amendment
    slave codes
    their marriage vows
    a textile mill
    120s

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