ANTEBELLUM. UNIT 4. QUESTION. How did the cotton gin bring about a revolution in GA agriculture? a. The cotton gin made slave labor a thing of the past. b. The cotton gin made the production of cotton slow down.
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How did the cotton gin bring about a revolution in GA agriculture?
The cotton gin made it possible to grow and process cotton far into the State’s interior.
Which of the following was NOT a reason for Georgia’s antebellum prosperity?
Southern Baptist and Methodist churches broke away from their northern counterparts over the issue of
The two factors that were the MOST responsible for Georgia’s growth were
Which of the following was NOT true of the North in the 1800’s?
What compromise kept the balance of power between slave states and free states in the national government?
How did Georgia respond the Compromise of 1850?
Georgia’s Governor called for a state convention to discuss the Compromise of 1850 & succession.
Which of the following describes the policy known as the “Georgia Platform”?
Georgia would abide by the Compromise of 1850 as long as the North did as well.
Which of the following was NOT a factor that encouraged economic growth in Georgia?
Which of the following was NOT true of the South in the 1800’s?
Which of the following is NOT an example as to how the rail lines affected Georgia’s Piedmont region?
What did the Supreme Court decide in the Dred Scott case?
The geography of Georgia’s Fall Line region attracted cotton planters because of the climate, soil, and how the area created favorable conditions for industry.
As the production of cotton increased, the need for slaves decreased.
For the North and South to have equal power in the national government, there had to be an equal number of free and slave states in Congress.
The territory of Kansas was given the name of “Bleeding Kansas” after abolitionists and slave owners rushed to the area and fought each other for control.
Maine admitted as a free state
California admitted as a free state
Free states required to return escaped slaves (Fugitive Slave Act)
No More slavery allowed north of latitude 36’ 30’
Believed the U.S. Constitution was a compact made by independent states who could withdraw voluntarily from the Union.
Favored high tariffs to protect American Industries and make British goods more expensive.
Wanted land in western territories distributed quickly and cheaply so it could be used as large scale agricultural plantations.
Rejected the concept of nullification (picking and choosing what laws to follow), arguing that U.S. laws should be followed BY ALL STATES.
Needed low tariffs in order to cheaply buy goods from other countries.
Time period before the Civil War in the South
Putting the interests of a region above the nation
The action of withdrawing from the Union
People in a territory could vote on where their new state would be a slave or a free state.