1) Which state had the largest slave population during the period 1820–1860? Page Ref: 138

Chapter 06: Life in the

 

 

1) Which state had the largest slave population during the period 1820–1860?

Page Ref: 138

 

 

2) What crop did most agricultural slaves tend?

Page Ref: 139

 

3) Where was tobacco cultivation most important?

Page Ref: 140

 

4) Where was rice cultivation important?

Page Ref: 141

 

5) Which crop employed the largest number of slaves on a single plantation?

Page Ref: 141-142

 

6) Which crop pushed owners to work their slaves under very difficult time and weather conditions?

Page Ref: 142

 

7) Which slave-dependent crop was by far the most important to the country as a whole?

Page Ref: 142

 

8) Which new states led the production of cotton, in what was called the “Black Belt”?

Page Ref: 143

 

9) Which crop replaced tobacco as the main cash crop of and ?

Page Ref: 144

 

10) What was hemp used for?

Page Ref: 144

 

11) Why did cotton farmers use so many slaves?

Page Ref: 142

 

12) Why was it difficult to use advanced technology on cotton crops?

Page Ref: 143-144

 

13) In the nineteenth century, what percentage of slaves worked primarily as field hands?

Page Ref: 145

 

14) How was life different for slaves in the city than on the plantation?

 

Page Ref: 146

 

15) Which of the following statements is true about punishment for slaves?

Page Ref: 147

 

16) What city served as a major slave market for slaves moving through the Southwest?

Page Ref: 149

 

17) As cotton expanded as a cash crop, the slave trade __________.

Page Ref: 148

 

 

18) Slaves’ diets in the period between 1820 and 1860 were __________.

Page Ref: 153-154

 

19) Slave clothing was generally __________.

Page Ref: 155

 

20) African Americans were generally immune to what health problem that did affect Europeans?

Page Ref: 155

 

21) What was unique about black slave population of the compared to other slave populations in the ?

Page Ref: 156

 

22) Which of the following statements best characterizes slave childhood?

Page Ref: 153

 

23) What was the importance of the folktales whose heroes are animal tricksters?

Page Ref: 156

 

24) How did white masters apply the teachings of Christianity to their slaves?

Page Ref: 157

 

25) Which historian argued in the 1910s that slavery was a generally benign institution where slaveholders cared for happy slaves?

Page Ref: 158

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