What event caused an increase in the importation of slaves in the South during the antebellum era? The invention of cotton ginThe period following the War of 1812, from 1815 to 1824, is often called? The era of good feelingsWhat caused the Panic of 1819 to spread through America? Falling cotton prices in BritainWhat explains the exact task that the cotton gin performed? It separated fibers from the cotton seedsWhat is the difference between the "gang system" and the "task system"? gang system slaves worked in groups for a certain period of time under task system slaves worked until they finisheda daily taskEli Whitney invented which tool that helped revolutionize agriculture in the South?Cotton GinAccording to the Missouri Compromise of 1820, what did this line divide?The Missouri Compromise of 1820 established the southern boundary of Missouri as an important political divider of new Free states and new slave states.What was Vice-president John Calhoun's position on the Nullification Crisis?? Vice-president John Calhoun believed that individual states should be able to nullify (or void) federal laws if the laws were damaging to the stateKMT isthe name for the country that was used by the Ancient. African people in what we now call Egypt. It means"the black land"
Nubian RoyaltyThe ancient region of Nubia was located in northeast Africa, in what is now southern Egypt and northern Sudan. The first group of Nubian people that we know much about, called the A-Group by archaeologists, lived around 3500 BC, but there is evidence of civilization in Nubia as far back as 8000 BC.Because Nubians were great archers, the Egyptians called Nubia "Ta-Seti," or Land of the Bow. The name Nubia came into use in the Middle Ages.Although it was a hot, dry land, ancient Nubia was a treasure trove of gold, ivory, stone, and other riches, and therefore a tempting target to foreign rulers. At times Egyptruled Nubia; at other times, various Nubian kingdoms flourished.The great kingdom of Kush (or Cush) was located in south Nubia. The ancient Greeks called it Ethiopia. In the 8th century BC, Kush -- led by King Piankhi (or Piye) and later his brother and successor King Shabaka -- conquered Egypt. These Kushite kings founded Egypt's 25th ruling dynasty. After Shabaka died, Piankhi's son Shebitku became pharaoh; he was succeeded by his brother Taharqa.But the Nubian Dynasty's reign in Egypt proved to be short-lived. In the middle of the 7th century BC, Taharqa was driven out of Egypt by the Assyrians. He and his cousin Tanutamon, who succeeded Taharqa as king of Kush, tried but failed to regain the Egyptian throne.Around 592 BC, Egypt sacked Kush's capital, Napata. After that, the city of Meroe became the capital of Kush. The kingdom lasted for some 900 years more.