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1

What fuels the industrial revolution in America?

textiles

2

What is the advantage of interchangeable parts?

faster manufacturing

3

When did the importation of slaves end?

1820

4

Why what was the nickname of the South?

King Cotton

5

How many slaves were involved in cotton growing in 1850?

55%

6

What was the Gang System?

a large group of slaves working all day

7

What was one way to threaten slaves?

"sold down the river" to a harsher climate

8

What type of slaves are more informed and treated for the most part better.

The house servants

9

What is the average life expectancy of whites?

43

10

What is the average life expectancy of blacks?

30

11

How many slave marriages were broken up?

1 in 5

12

What did the second great awakening do?

it spread Christianity to the slaves

13

What type of slave rebellion is hidden Covert or Overt?

Covert

14

What were the biggest slave rebellions?(3)

Nat Turner, Gabrielle, Vesey

15

Why would free slaves stay in the South?(2)

they may have family or they may have a job

16

What was the purpose of the Black Codes?

to regulate free blacks.

17

What was the effect of Black Codes on Blacks?

they had little civil rights

18

What is a Yeoman?

a small farmer who works his own fields

19

What is the largest percentage group of the population in the South?

the Yeoman

20

What was considered the richest county in America in 1850?

Natchez, Mississippi

21

What did William Lloyd Garrison do?

he wrote the Liberator against slavery

22

What was the gag rule?

congress cannot bring up anything about slavery

23

What did the Grimke Sisters do?

they spoke out against slavery

24

What areas are in the black belt?

Western Georgia, Alabama, and Mississippi

25

What was Alabama Fever?

The mass movement of southerners into Alabama

26

How was Southern Slavery and Northern Industry linked?

The North invested in Southern cotton farming.

27

Why were southern states loosing their political dominance?

The population of the north was growing much more rapidly.

28

What were slaves gathered in before they were sold?

Slave pens

29

What percent of slaves were field slaves?

75%

30

How were slaves forced to work on the fields?

They were whipped.