Chapter 06: Life in the



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

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2) What crop did most agricultural slaves tend?

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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?

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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?

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11) Why did cotton farmers use so many slaves?

Page Ref: 142


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

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

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


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

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

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

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

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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 ?

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

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

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

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

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