1302 chapter 8 review and quiz questions

Where did most American manufacturing in the early nineteenth century take place?
At home
Who wrote the “blue-back speller” that attempted to standardize vocabulary and grammar for the American people?
Noah Webster
What was a consequence of the New York Emancipation Act of 1799?
It allowed slavery to continue until 1828.
During the Second Great Awakening, many evangelical ministers copied the “practical preaching” techniques of what eighteenth-century revivalist?
George Whitefield
During the early nineteenth century, American merchants recruited members of rural households to manufacture goods for the market using what system?
The outwork system
What statement describes the concept of republican motherhood?
A limited revision of traditional domestic roles for women
In 1782, the Virginia assembly passed what kind of act, which allowed individual owners to free their slaves?
A manumission act
The Second Great Awakening, 1790-1860 : where were religious revivals most prominent?
In newly settled western regions
The most important episode of economic decline in the early nineteenth century is called the
Panic of 1819.
Why were young men and women increasingly able to choose their own partners in the early republic?
With smaller landholdings, yeomen fathers lost influence over their children.
How did the southern defense of slavery shift as a result of the proposal in the House of Representatives to ban slavery from Missouri?
It became more extreme.
Why did women get so involved in religious and charitable enterprises after 1800?
They were largely excluded from other public roles.
Why did New England farmers become more dependent on the market in the early nineteenth century?
Farmers increasingly focused on raising livestock for sale of their by-products.
How did divorce laws change after 1800?
Drunkenness was accepted as grounds for divorce.
Why did the Virginia assembly pass a manumission act in 1782?
The law allowed planters to follow up on the individual promises of freedom to the slaves made during the Revolutionary War.
How did most state governments continue to support churches even as they endorsed the “free exercise of religion” in the early republic?
They exempted church property and ministers from taxation.
What was the intention of the First Bank of the United States?
To stimulate economic growth by granting commercial credit
What did Noah Webster argue for in the early nineteenth century?
An end to American dependence on foreign influences in language.
Why did education in the United States improve starting in the 1820s?
States began to focus more on the issue.
What was one drawback of the new market economy in the early 1800s?
Environmental pollution
What law passed by Congress in the first two decades of the nineteenth century upheld slavery?
A law preserving slavery in the District of Columbia
Why were education rates higher in New England than in other regions of the country during the early republic?
Public schools were locally funded.
What issue was a cause of the Panic of 1819?
Poorly managed state banks
What difference between New England and the southern states reflected state government spending priorities in the early 1800s?
The degree of education among the populace.
What widespread aspect of the early republic contradicted the ideology of democratic republicanism?
Restrictions on voting rights
What was significant about the goods produced by New England farm families in the early 1800s?
They were sold in distant markets and door-to-door in the United States by peddlers.
Why did most free blacks in the early 1800s oppose the plans of the American Colonization Society?
They had no desire to leave the country.
Why did some Americans criticize special charters granted by states to private enterprises in the early 1800s?
They were anti-republican in spirit.
Which group was most likely to practice authoritarian parenting during the early republic?
Evangelical Methodists influenced by the Second Great Awakening
What phrase did slave planters like Thomas Jefferson use to justify slavery in the late 1700s?
“Necessary evil”
quiz questions
quiz questions
What was the name of the system in which states promoted corporate charters that promised benefits to the public good in the hopes of stimulating local commerce and economic development?
The commonwealth system
Why were education rates higher in New England than in other regions of the country during the early republic?
Public schools were locally funded.
With which group from the Bible did African American slaves of the early 1800s identify?
Israelites, who had been liberated by God
Why did revivalist preachers in the South tend to take a fairly conservative social tone?
Their ideas of equality angered white Southern males, who dominated society in the South.
What widespread aspect of the early republic contradicted the ideology of democratic republicanism?
Restrictions on voting rights
What issue was a cause of the Panic of 1819?
Poorly managed state banks
What statement describes the concept of republican motherhood?
A limited revision of traditional domestic roles for women.
Why did the Quakers take the lead in condemning slavery?
Their belief in religious and social equality led them to take this stance.
What important compromise was formed in Congress in 1820 over the spread of slavery?
Missouri Compromise.
How did the republican ideology of the early republic contribute to the growth of the Baptist and Presbyterian churches?
They had democratic church structures.
Why did women begin to displace men as public-school teachers beginning in the 1820s?
They accepted lower pay than most men.
What was one drawback of the new market economy in the early 1800s?
Environmental pollution