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1

The largest slave trading center in the lower south was located in which of the following cities?

New Orleans

2

The technology that supported and made possible the westward expansion of slavery into the Mississippi Valley was

The cotton gin

3

Although never the largest slave market, ____ was one of the most notable, and often shot the many visitors from all over the country and so close by congressional action in 1850

Washington DC

4

The 1860 price for the Pinefield hand in New Orleans is listed as which of the following?

$1800

5

Laws put in place by the slaveholding southern states to safe guard the white population and protect the owning Rights of the Masters were called

Jim Crow laws

6

Which of the following offenses was punishable by death and slave holding states?

All of the above

7

An adaptation of the militia__ was the citizen group set up enforcing pertaining to slaves

The slave patrol

8

The ____ system of production prevailed on most of the large agricultural plantations of the south

Gang labor

9

Adjusted slave who assisted the master by enticing and compelling his fellow slaves to work harder and was known as a

Driver

10

The staples of the slave diet were generally salt pork and

Corn meal

11

The most common form of overt slave resistance in the agriculture south was

Running away

12

What abolitionist stated "arbitrary power is to the mind what alcohol is to body; eight intoxicates"?

Theodore Dwight weld

13

Who was the so-called president of the underground railroad?

Levi coffin

14

What was lincolns overreaching go as he took office?

To Preserve the union

15

By the end of the war, how many blacks had in rolled in the union army?

186,000

16

Which of the following statements best describes black soldiers participation in the Civil War?

From the late 1862, there was hardly a battle fought in which some black troops did not participate

17

Approximately how many black soldiers lost their lives in the Civil War?

38,000

18

The enlistment act of July 17, 1862 provided that whites with the rank of private should be paid $13 a month and $3.50 for clothing. What or black privates to be paid?

$7 and $3

19

How did the famous 54th Massachusetts regiment protest pay iniquities between black and white soldiers?

They served a year without pay

20

When did the confederacy finally allow the enrollment of black soldiers?

in the last day of war, in March 1855

21

What years did reconstruction span?

1865 to 1876

22

Which state was not affected by the passage of the reconstruction act of 1867, the act which brought control of reconstruction firmly into the hands of Congress?

Tennessee

23

Which reconstruction amendment overturn the Dred Scott decision?

Fourteenth

24

Blanche K Bruce left the Senate in 1881. He was the only black person to serve a full term in that body until the election of Edward Brooke? A Republican for Massachusetts, is ___

1966

25

And what state, during reconstruction, did blacks wield the greatest influence?

South Carolina