The ________ was an early nineteenth century development that constituted the combined solution to the problems of locating sufficient capital, transporting raw materials to factories and products to consumers, and supervising large numbers of workers. p.224
As the gap between owners and workers increased in the 1840s, American workers
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The Boston Associates built textile mills in which young single New England women worked under relatively pleasant conditions. This was called the ________ System.
In the 1830s and 1840s, most of the thousands of poor and wretched immigrants who flooded into America came from
By far the most important indirect effect of industrialization occurred when the
A disadvantage of upland or "green-seed" cotton was that it
A successful and bloody slave revolt led to the creation in 1804 of the black republic of
The cotton boom in the early nineteenth century caused a
Part of the "democratizing" of politics during the age of Jackson was the
In the election of 1828,
The basic concept underlying the "spoils system" was that
Jackson's view of the presidency differed from his predecessor's primarily in his belief that the
In response to the espousal of the states’ rights doctrine on the Senate floor by South Carolinian Robert Hayne, which of the following argued that the Constitution was a compact of the people and that the Union was indissoluble?
Nicholas Biddle realized that he could use the Second National Bank as a
Of the second Bank of the United States, who believed that it was making “the rich richer and the potent more powerful”?
Jackson's attitude toward nullification was to
Like fellow Westerners, President Jackson
According to the map "Indian Removals," the Cherokee, Choctaw, Creek, Chickasaw, and Seminole were forcibly removed from
Harriet Beecher Stowe was
Stephen Douglas staunchly believed that the slavery question in the territories of Kansas and Nebraska should be resolved by
The ________ party was most closely associated with Americanism, or nativism.
A major cause of the disorder in Kansas was the
In May 1856, ________ slaughtered five unarmed, proslavery settlers at Pottawatomie Creek in "bleeding Kansas."
“An Act of Congress which deprives a person…of his liberty or property merely because he came himself or brought his property into a particular Territory…could hardly be dignified with the name of due process of law.” This statement is from the
Buchanan's reaction to the Lecompton constitution was to
During the Lincoln-Douglas debates, Lincoln
Before John Brown was executed by Virginia for treason, conspiracy, and murder,
Among the most basic justifications for the secession of the South were the
“The formation of the moral and intellectual character of the young is committed mainly to the female hand…The mother forms the character of the future man.” This statement supports the concept of
A typical theme of the Second Great Awakening was that
What your text labels "the third pillar of the emerging American middle class," alongside the family and church, which had neither colonial precedents nor European equivalents, was
The communitarian group whose members were celibate, held their property in common, valued simplicity and industriousness, stressed equality of labor, and practiced a joyful and fervent religion was
The pioneer in developing methods for educating deaf people who opened a school for deaf students in 1817 was
One of the most striking aspects of the various practical reform movements of the early nineteenth century was their
Catholic immigrants from Germany and Ireland often
No reform movement of the early nineteenth century was "more significant" and "more ambiguous" than
The Declaration of Sentiments from the Seneca Falls Convention states "We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men and women are created equal.” A primary author of this statement was
The peace treaty of 1783 with England granted the United States all the land
In the battle over the independence of Texas, the slaughters at Goliad and at ________, a former mission, made peaceful settlement of the dispute with Mexico almost impossible.
Manifest destiny might best be described as the belief that Americans were
In 1840, California could be most accurately described as
In accordance with the joint resolution that annexed Texas,
Under the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, the United States
For many Americans, the ultimate justification of manifest destiny and the Mexican War seemed to be the
California's possible admission as a free state caused such a furor because it
Which of the following statements about slavery as an economic institution in the 1840s and 1850s is true?
On the eve of the Civil War, about ________ of white southern families owned at least one slave.
By the middle of the nineteenth century much of the South's cotton trade was controlled by
As a social institution, slavery in the United States
In the 1830s, Nat Turner gained notoriety as the leader of the
The former slave who preached resistance to slavery and planned a major slave uprising in Charleston was
Manufacturing in the antebellum South was
The most obvious change in the North in the decades before the Civil War was the
By the 1850s the United States led the world in manufacturing
According to the text, the major paradox of American society before the Civil War was that most Americans continued to
In establishing a new government, the South
How did Lincoln treat the civil rights of dissenters during the Civil War?
In summer 1863, Lee launched his last assault into the North and was defeated in the Battle of ________, which probably decided the fate of the Union.
At war’s end, the human toll of the Civil War was