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9ReviewTest - US History Review Test 9 The Transformation of American Society 1815 1840 1 One of the differences between easterners and residents

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1 US History Review Test 9 The Transformation of American Society, 1815 – 1840 1. One of the differences between easterners and residents of the frontier was that [A] life on the frontier was more bountiful than life in the East. [B] the west tended to be ethnically homogenous, while the east was an ethnic melting pot. [C] easterners were more egalitarian. [D] easterners tended to be more politically active. [E] residents of the frontier had a looser attitude toward private property. 2. Which of the following was not one of the developments that took place in the United States after the War of 1812? [A] growth of towns [B] growth of interregional trade and migration [C] massive uprooting of Native American populations [D] slowing of economic growth [E] improvements in transportation 3. The direction of the population movement that took place between 1790 and 1840 was from [A] New England to California. [B] the Pacific Northwest back to the Great Plains. [C] the North to the South. [D] the Old Northwest back to New England. [E] the Atlantic coast to the areas between the Appalachians and the Mississippi. 4. What do Vermont, Kentucky, Tennessee, Ohio, Louisiana, Indiana, Mississippi, Illinois, Alabama, Maine, and Missouri have in common? [A] They all became states between 1791 and 1821. [B] Their economies were all based on fur trapping. [C] They were all slave states. [D] They were all states facing economic decline. [E] They were all free states. 5. The “mountain men” of the West were [A] secessionists. [B] farmers. [C] mining engineers. [D] environmentalists. [E] white fur trappers. 6. Which of the following is not a characteristic of the typical pioneer settlers? [A] They tended to cluster with people who hailed from the same region back East. [B] They were wild and restless individualists. [C] They sought stability and security. [D] They migrated as families. [E] They craved sociability. 7. As pioneers moved westward between 1790 and 1820, where did they tend to settle? [A] on lakes and ponds away from other human society [B] in desolate plains or isolated forests, as far from other settlers as possible [C] along railroad lines where they could meet new people [D] along rivers and with people from the same region back East [E] in large urban areas where jobs were available
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2 8. Which of the following were social activities in which a pioneer might engage? [A] gander pulling and chicken plucking [B] quilting, sewing, and carpet tacking [C] dances and hoedowns [D] tests of strength or agility [E] all of these 9. In a pioneer family [A] social activities kept the sexes separated. [B] men and women shared all responsibilities equally. [C] a clear sexual division of labor usually existed. [D] women were responsible for lighter and daintier household chores.
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