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Section 1

Question Answer
The experience of Solomon Northrup underscores the:Perilous nature of how African-American are treated in 1830s U.S.
As discussed in the book, "syncretic culture" comprises.Elements from West African and Caribbean culture
Slavery spread in the mid-eighteenth century from:EAST TO WEST
Fear of Rebellion prompted by Nat Turner's rebellion lead whites to:A stricter increase in regulations of slave life
What was the purpose of the gag rule Congress put upon its Congressmen in 1836?To prevent debate on antislavery petitions
To resist American encroachment in the Second Seminole War Seminoles:Fought a long-standing guerilla war
U.S. migrants to Eastern Texas, which was held by the Spanish:Bought up all arable land from the Mexicans
The Wilmot Proviso was never made into a law because:It was prevented from passage by the Planter controlled Senate
The lands newly acquired by the United States in the early 1800s:Pushed Native Americans West across the Mississippi which brought them in conflict with other Native Americans

Section 2

Question Answer
How did the Lowell textile factory owners worsen working conditions of their female employees in the 1830s?Speeding up the machines
What drove immigration to the United States from Germany and Scandinavia in the 1840s and 1850s?Religious persecution
Why did local authorities arrest Joseph Smith in the city of Nauvoo, Illinois, in the mid-1830s?He claimed to have received revelations that sanctioned polygamy.
Why did some white working men in the United States embrace the temperance movement in the 1830s?They sought to distinguish themselves from Irish Catholic workers.
Why did many abolitionist leaders not share Amy Post's enthusiastic support for the publication and distribution of Frederick Douglass's North Star?Many abolitionists still believed blacks inferior to whites.
The following 2 questions refer to Docs. 11.1 and 11.2 on page 334-335, first edition. Turning out as described by Harriet Robinson in her letter is:Workers refusing to go back on the job.
In "Letter from a Lowell Factory Worker, 1844" on page 334 of the textbook. The author found the work at the factory:Easier than farm work
In his "Appeal" David Walker criticized:The false promise of African colonization
Why did some activists in the United States withdraw into self-contained communities in the 1830s and 1840s?They wanted to serve as models of real social change for other groups.

Section 3

Question Answer
Why did so many U.S. settlers go to Oregon in the late 1830s and early 1840s?The panic of 1837 prompted Americans to turn west for new economic opportunities.
How did the Comanche empire end up discouraging its own expansion in the 1850s?They allowed too many bison to be killed.
Why were some African Americans frustrated with Uncle Tom's Cabin (1852)?It offered demeaning portraits of northern free blacks.
What impact did the Supreme Court ruling on Dred Scott have on the country in 1857?It further outraged many Northerners afraid of a Slave Power.
How did many Northerners respond to the secession of the South in 1861?They accepted their right to leave the union.
What region of the country became the focus of the new arguments over slavery in the late 1840s?Territories gained from Mexico
What did the new state of Texas want from the federal gov't. in the late 1840s?Assumption of all debts incurred by the Republic of Texas
Why did Illinois Senator Stephen Douglas attempt to reopen the question of slavery in the territories in the early 1850s?He wanted to gain southern support for a railroad through the territory toward California.
Why did proslavery advocates draw up the Lecompton Constitution in Kansas in 1856?They were furious over the Pottawatomie Massacre committed by John Brown.
Which of the following best describes the Republican Party at the time of the election of 1860?Largely sectional

Section 4

Question Answer
_______ was critical to the success of the Confederacy due to its large iron works.Virginia
According to Robert Toombs (find in chapter), all the South wanted from the North was:Equality in the territories.
By the winter of 1861–1862, military leaders in both the Union and Confederacy recognized thatthe struggle was likely to be a long one.
Union leaders did not initially use black volunteers because they felt that:Whites may not enlist if they had to serve alongside with blacks.
The NYC draft riots which took place in July of 1863 primarily attacked which group?Free African-Americans
Refer to Eleanor Cohen Seixas Journal entry found in chapter. According to the author she was treated _________ by the Union troops.pleasantly as she was offered one head of cattle for her family.
Before to the passage of the 13th Amendment several states had already enacted laws to end racial inequalities, and they are:Ohio, California and Illinois
How did the expansion of Confederate cities and industry during the Civil War affect southern society?It got Southerners closer together in spirit.
The "lost cause" was honored by many whites in the former Confederacy with:Statues.
How did General William Tecumseh Sherman respond to the pleas of black ministers that former slaves be given a chance to build new lives for themselves?He set aside 400,000 acres of Confederate land in Georgia for former slaves.

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