Chapter 9: Sectionalism
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In the 1830s and 1840s, all of the following were generally true about immigration EXCEPT
An overwhelming majority of native-born Americans
During the 1840s, large numbers of Irish immigrated to the United States mainly because of
famine resulting from the failure of the potato crop
Nativist reaction to immigration resulted in
the formation of the Know-Nothing party
All of the following restricted the growth of labor unions before the Civil War EXCEPT
opposition by southern plantation owners
Twenty years after the ratification of the U.S. Constitution, Congress prohibited
importation of slaves into the United States
Which of the following activities was most commonly practiced by African Americans as a means of resisting slavery in the early 1800s?
Before the Civil War, which of the following groups of southern whites did NOT defend slavery?
Before 1860, the change that most influenced the lives of Native Americans on the Great Plains was
the introduction of the horse
Which of the following regions is INCORRECTLY paired with an economic or social characteristic?
western frontier in 1850-tobacco farming
Which of the following is a CORRECT statement about the United States in 1850?
The vast majority of Native Americans lived west of the Mississippi River
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