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Native Born Americans who distrusted immigrants were...
nativists
Who smuggled enslaved people from the West Indies?
slave traders
Who invented the Cotton Gin?
Eli Whitney
What is the site of Nat Turner's rebellion in 1813?
Virgina
What is the largest Southern city in 1850?
New Orleans
What were southern farmers and ranchers called?
yeomanry
Who built the Flying Cloud?
Donald McKay
Who helped to invent the Cotton Gin?
Catherine Greene
Who bought his freedom with money from a street lottery?
Denmark Vesey
Who was the inventor of teh telegraph?
Samuel F.B. Morse
Between 1790 and 1860, the cost of enslaved persons....
rose sharply
Life in the South moved at what kind of pace?
leisurely
The demand for cotton by the North and Great Britain was increased as a result of...
the Industrial Revolution
Horticulture was taught to Americans by immigrants from...
Germany
In the North much unskilled labor was provided by..
immigrants
Many factory owners in the North hired women because women worked...
for less money
By the mid-1800s work in factories had become...
dangarous
In the 1850's labor unions reemerged mostly among...
skilled workers
Between 1840 and 1860, the number of immigrants who entered the United States was about...
4.2 million
Irish American Terence powderly was involved in...
labor unions
Describe the five tiers of teh Southern class structure.
1. planters: wealthy plantaion owners who lead Southern society.
2. yeomanry: owners of small farms who generally held no slaves and depended on neighbors for social life and favors.
3. poor whites: whites living in the mountains or pine woods renting their land. They enjoyed rights not extended to Aferican Americans.
4. free African Americans: those who purchased or were given their freedom. They lived under strict rules.
5. enslaved African Americans: worked on plantations and were denied basic human rights.