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. • c. The cotton gin made it possible to grow and process cotton far into the State’s interior. • d. All of the above are true about the cotton gin.
The cotton gin made it possible to grow and process cotton far into the State’s interior.
QUESTION Which of the following was NOT a reason for Georgia’s antebellum prosperity? • a. the growing of peanuts • b. the development of the railroads • c. the building of industries near the fall line • d. plantation system based on slave labor
QUESTION Southern Baptist and Methodist churches broke away from their northern counterparts over the issue of • a. allowing blacks in the church. • b. religious doctrine. • c. slavery. • d. All of the above
QUESTION The two factors that were the MOST responsible for Georgia’s growth were • a. railroad and education • b. steamboat and railroad • c. cotton and slavery • d. education and cotton
QUESTION Which of the following was NOT true of the North in the 1800’s? • a. rural • b. natural harbors • c. industrial
QUESTION What compromise kept the balance of power between slave states and free states in the national government? • a. Missouri Compromise • b. Compromise of 1850 • c. Georgia Platform • d. Nebraska Act
QUESTION How did Georgia respond the Compromise of 1850? • a. Georgia refused to recognize the Compromise of 1850. • b. Georgia’s Governor called for a state convention to discuss the Compromise of 1850 & succession. • c. Georgia voters were given the power to vote on the Compromise of 1850.
Georgia’s Governor called for a state convention to discuss the Compromise of 1850 & succession.
QUESTION Which of the following describes the policy known as the “Georgia Platform”? • a. Georgia would offer a vote on slavery to the voters. • b. Georgia would succeed from the Union over the Compromise of 1850. • c. Georgia would abide by the Compromise of 1850 as long as the North did as well. • d. None of the above.
Georgia would abide by the Compromise of 1850 as long as the North did as well.
QUESTION Which of the following was NOT a factor that encouraged economic growth in Georgia? • a. Invention of the Cotton Gin • b. The canal system • c. The plantation system • d. The railroad system • e. Fall line industries
QUESTION Which of the following was NOT true of the South in the 1800’s? • a. agricultural • b. warm climate and fertile top soil • c. plantation system based on slave labor • d. people were dependent on others for their needs
QUESTION Which of the following is NOT an example as to how the rail lines affected Georgia’s Piedmont region? • a. Using the rail lines extended cotton growth into the Piedmont. • b. Using the rail lines took away the need for factories. • c. Using the rail lines made transportation of cotton faster and more reliable. • d. Using the rail lines gave planters additional options for shipping cotton.
QUESTION What did the Supreme Court decide in the Dred Scott case? • a. Dred Scott was a slave and did not have the right to sue in federal court. • b. Congress could not place a ban on slavery in American Territories. • c. Both A & B are true. • d. None of the above is true.
TRUE OR FALSE 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.
TRUE OR FALSE As the production of cotton increased, the need for slaves decreased.
TRUE OR FALSE 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.
TRUE OR FALSE 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.
COMPROMISE OF1850 OR MISSOURI COMPROMISE Popular Sovereignty
COMPROMISE OF1850 OR MISSOURI COMPROMISE Maine admitted as a free state
COMPROMISE OF1850 OR MISSOURI COMPROMISE California admitted as a free state
COMPROMISE OF1850 OR MISSOURI COMPROMISE Free states required to return escaped slaves (Fugitive Slave Act)
COMPROMISE OF1850 OR MISSOURI COMPROMISE No More slavery allowed north of latitude 36’ 30’
NORTH OR SOUTH Believed the U.S. Constitution was a compact made by independent states who could withdraw voluntarily from the Union.
NORTH OR SOUTH Favored high tariffs to protect American Industries and make British goods more expensive.
NORTH OR SOUTH Wanted land in western territories distributed quickly and cheaply so it could be used as large scale agricultural plantations.
NORTH OR SOUTH Rejected the concept of nullification (picking and choosing what laws to follow), arguing that U.S. laws should be followed BY ALL STATES.