The geography of the South supported the growing of cash crops in all of these ways except
it had wide, fertile coastal plains.
it had access to seaports to export goods.
it had fast-moving rivers as a source of power.
it had plentiful rainfall and long growing seasons.
The economy in the South was based on which of these?
How did the invention of cotton gin impact the South
Cotton mills moved to the South.
Cotton exports to Europe declined.
Cotton farmers no longer needed slaves.
Cotton became the South's most important crop.
Which of these best describes the Industrial Revolution
a conflict between factory owners in cities
a shift from handmade products to machine-made products
a decrease in immigrant labor and an increase in slave labor
a change from privately owned businesses to government-controlled businesses
Why did the South oppose laws to provide federal money for internal improvements, such as roads and canals?
They thought taxes would need to be raised.
They thought these improvements were dangerous.
They thought these improvements were unnecessary.
They thought these improvements would benefit only Northern states.
How were goods primarily transported in the South?
By 1850, which of these was the most efficient way to move goods in the North?
by canal boat
Unlike the North, why did Southerners invest little money in mills and factories?
They did not buy manufactured goods.
They put their money in land and slaves.
They thought mills and factories caused pollution.
They preferred the lifestyle of small family farmers.
Why were textile mills built near rivers?
Rivers provided power to operate the mills.
Rivers provided transportation for employees of the mills.
Textile mills were built near population centers.
Textile mills provided cloth for factories near the rivers.
Which of these best describes the difference between an agrarian and a industrialist in the 1800s?
One is poor while the other is wealthy.
One employs slaves and the other employs immigrants.
One works to support a family while the other works to make money.
One favors policies that support farming and the other favors policies that support factories.
Which invention brought industrialization to Northern agriculture?
What was life like for free African Americans in the North?
They were given special privileges.
They were encouraged to move to the South.
They were not treated as equal to other citizens.
They had the same rights as all other citizens.
Who were the political leaders in the South during the mid-19th century?
Which conditions in Northern Europe encouraged emigration between 1845 and 1860?
war and famine
disease and slavery
natural disasters and climate change
religious prosecution and poor education
Which of these was a major cause of immigration to the United States between 1945 and 1860?
offers of free land
escape from slavery
Which of these is one reason that U.S. immigrants settled in the North?
It offered free land.
It offered jobs in mills and factories.
They were attracted by the good climate.
They were attracted by the railroad system.