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31

Why were house slaves the first ones to leave?

They were more in the know than the ones out on the field and they commonly did not have other African Americans with them at all.

32

Why might a slave owner allow slaves to marry?

They will produce more future slaves.

33

What movement brought Christianity to slaves?

The second great awakening.

34

What were black codes?

Laws concerning free black people

35

What was a crucial element in the rapid growth of cotton production between 1790 and 1840?

the technological innovation that occurred in Great Britain

36

As a result of large scale cotton production in the South all the money was where?

in the land in slaves

37

The organization of slave labor on large plantation were

the gang system

38

The result of slaves' existence was what?

the development of strong familial and nonkinship relationships

39

The ideology that southerners developed to rationalize their treatment of slaves was what?

paternalism

40

The paternalistic view of slavery held that?:

slavery was necessary to protect blacks from the mistreatment and abuse they would receive if they were freed.

41

Hinton R. Helper's The Impending Crisis of the South was intended as?:

an argument against slavery as an economic institution.

42

Antislavery sentiment underlay the formation in 1840 of the?:

Liberty Party.

43

Which was true of free blacks living in the North during the thirty years prior to the Civil War?:

racial tensions often exploded into riots

44

The American Colonization Society was an antislavery organization that?:

advocated the forced shipment of freed slaves to Africa.

45

William Lloyd Garrison pledged his dedication to?:

the immediate abolition of slavery in the South

46

What was the main result of the rapid growth of American cities during this period?

the deepening of sharp class differences

47

The temperance movement resulted in what?

a sharp drop in the per capita consumption of alcohol

48

The area of upstate New York that experienced numerous waves of reform was known as the what district?

Burned-over district

49

The first American college to allow African American and female students was?

Oberlin

50

What was an effective way Americans responded to the market economy?

by developing a deep and profound passion for improving society

51

What is the name of the slave ship that escaped American and Spanish control by a slave rebellion?

Amistad

52

Who wrote American Slavery as it is?

Theodore Dwight Weld and the Grimke Sisters

53

What happened at the Astor Place Riot?

a riot in a theatre in New York between immigrants and native born

54

What are Big City Machines?

Large Scale formal governments inside of a city.

55

What religion did Brigam Young promote and where did he promote it?

Mormonism in Utah

56

What did Catherine Beecher want?

women's education

57

What was the main characteristic of the Oneida community?

a weird system of family systems and marriage

58

What document was a copy of the Declaration of Independence but for women and where was it written?

Declaration of Sentiments at the Seneca Falls Convention

59

Who led the asylum movement and fought for women rights?

Dorothea Dix

60

What is the name for promoting Christianity?

Evangilism