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12. Southern farmers in the backcountry: a. generally worked the land using family labor. b. were all directly involved in the market economy from the start of the nineteenth century. c. owned a substantial number of slaves. d. were highly self-sufficient but still bought most of their supplies from stores. e. were fortunate that their land was far better for farming than that owned by planters.
13. The relationship between rich southern planters and poor southern farmers:
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14. Andrew Johnson of Tennessee and Joseph Brown of Georgia rose to political power:
15. In 1850, a majority of southern slaveholders owned how many slaves?
16. To qualify as a member of the planter class, a person had to be engaged in southern agriculture and: a. own at least ten slaves. b. grow specifically cotton or sugarcane. c. own at least twenty slaves. d. live in a large mansion. e. own at least fifty slaves.
17. From 1840 to 1860, the price of a “prime field hand”:
c. declined about 15 percent as the supply of slaves in the internal slave trade increased. d. became so inexpensive that the slaveholding class grew to include nearly two-thirds of southern whites. e. declined because labor-intensive agricultural work became less popular in the South.

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