Week5 Quiz

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Question 1 (Worth 1 points)

Which of the following statements most accurately characterizes the new urban culture of large U.S. cities such as New York during the early 1800s?

Thousands of young men and women who migrated from urban areas created the new urban culture.

Sex and dress were marginal to the new urban culture.

Young men and women easily found high-paying jobs in cities.

Popular entertainment, in particularly minstrelsy, was an important aspect of new urban culture. This is a correct answer

Question Information: Answer on page 333

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Question 2 (Worth 1 points)

In her novel Uncle Tom's Cabin, Harriet Beecher Stowe...

promoted African colonization as the best solution to the evils of slavery.

urged women to leave any church that did not preach against slavery.

urged women to join abolitionist societies.

depicted slavery as a destroyer of slave families and a degrader of slave women. This is a correct answer

Question Information: Answer on page 342

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Question 3 (Worth 1 points)

Why did the Irish immigrate to the United States during the 1840s and 1850s?

England invaded Ireland during the mid-1840s, displacing the Irish population.

They fled a famine caused by severe overpopulation and a devastating blight on the potato crop. This is a correct answer

The expansion of the industrial revolution displaced Irish workers.

Anti-Catholic violence forced the Irish to flee their homeland.

Question Information: Answer on page 285

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Question 4 (Worth 1 points)

Which of the following statements most accurately characterizes the social philosophy of the Shakers?

Because they believed men were spiritually weaker than women, the Shakers segregated the sexes to protect men from temptation.

Shaker communities excluded African Americans in order to maintain racial purity.

Shaker men seeking refuge from the world of capitalism outnumbered Shaker women two to one.

Both men and women shared governance of the community.
This is a correct answer

Question Information: Answer on page 326

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Question 5 (Worth 1 points)

One reason women took charge of religious and charitable enterprises during and after the Second Great Awakening was because...

their husbands ordered them to do so.

they were excluded from other public roles.
This is a correct answer

they had more talent for church administration than men.

they were naturally more pious and spiritual than men.

Question Information: Answer on page 252

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Question 6 (Worth 1 points)

The Tariff of 1828...

reduced the rates levied on imported raw materials such as flax, hemp, iron, lead, molasses, and wool.

was a significant legislative victory for Adams's administration.

primarily harmed New England cloth manufacturers and benefited southern agricultural producers.

cost southern plantation owners about $100 million a year because it raised the price of British-manufactured goods. This is a correct answer

Question Information: Answer on page 296

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Question 7 (Worth 1 points)

Planters failed to politically dominate the South because...

they lived in a republican society with democratic...
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