The Antebellum South - The Antebellum South 1. Which of the...

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The Antebellum South 1. Which of the following was NOT TRUE about slavery as a labor system? a. slavery was worth more in terms of investment than all the land in the South. b. as slavery spread into the Deep South, wealth and power became more equally shared among the various classes of white southerners. c. it was slavery that made possible the South's "mass production" of agriculture products for export. d. only a minority of Southerners owned slaves. 2. Manufacturing in the Old South lagged behind that in the North because: a. black labor was incompatible with industry. b. white leaders in the South were more concerned with prestige than with profits. c. the South lacked important natural resources. d. cotton was a more profitable investment. 3. The paternalistic view of slavery held that: a. slavery was a necessary evil that should be phased out as soon as was economically possible. b. slavery was a totally unjustifiable abuse of humanity demanding immediate abolition. c. slavery was an artifact of a more primitive past that would eventually fade out on its own. d. slavery was necessary to keep blacks from developing their superior potential and eventually dominating the white race. e. slavery was necessary to protect blacks from the mistreatment and abuse they would receive if they were freed. 4. What lesson did white southerners learn from the Nat Turner Rebellion? a. that slave insurrections were an ever-present threat. b. that gradual emancipation was inevitable. c. that slaves should not be allowed to work in cities. d. that slaves should not be allowed to read the Bible. 5.
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This note was uploaded on 06/28/2010 for the course HIS HIS 1043 taught by Professor Johnson during the Spring '10 term at University of Texas-Tyler.

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