Visual Analysis - The Growth of Slavery in the United States
TARGET - I can analyze graphical information to successfully extract information and make accurate observations.
This quick quiz is geared toward assessing your ability to analyze graphs, maps and charts concerning the growth of slavery in America from colonial times until the eve of the Civil War. Complete the quiz ALONE - it is an assessment of your ability to hit the target, not someone else's ability
Complete this quiz in one sitting to minimize technological difficulties - but don't worry, it's short.
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My History section
Using the map “African Americans in the 13 Colonies, 17th-18th Centuries”, which colony had the largest growth (in total number) of African Americans between 1680 and 1740?
Using the map “African Americans in the 13 Colonies, 17th-18th Centuries”, which colony legalized slavery the earliest?
Based on the map of the Missouri Compromise of 1820, which of the following statements are TRUE? (Select all that are correct)
Slavery was allowed in present day Wisconsin.
The compromise made a balance of slave states and free states.
Slavery would not be allowed north of the 36° 30' latitude line in the unorganized part of the Louisiana Purchase.
The lack of land for new slave states could lead to the desire for some Americans to expand west.
Using this map as a resource, which of the following statements regarding the Underground Railroad are TRUE? (Select all that apply)
Waterways played an important role in the various routes of the Underground Railroad.
All Underground Railroad routes moved through the North in order to get to Canada.
Wisconsin was not involved in the Underground Railroad.
Many Underground Railroad routes traveled through cities.
Considering the choices offered, what would be the best title for the map below?
The Growth of Cotton in the South before the Civil War
Agricultural Products in the Antebellum South
Economic Differences between the North and the South
Political Divisions in Antebellum America
Using the Slavery Up Close map, select ALL of the statements below that are TRUE.
In 1860, the states that had the highest percentage of slavery were South Carolina, Mississippi, and Virginia.
The location of the largest number of free African Americans was Baltimore, Maryland.
In Issaquena County, Mississippi, over 9 out of every 10 people were enslaved African Americans.
Tennessee and Arkansas each had higher numbers and a higher percentage of enslaved people than Florida.
Using the chart below, which of the following statements would be ACCURATE observations or judgements?
Slavery consistently grew at the same rate in all of the southern states between 1800 and 1860.
Slavery declined in Delaware and Maryland, possibly making those states less willing to leave the Union over slavery.
Slavery grew the most in the states along the Atlantic Coast and not as much in the Deep South.
What is the most important observation that can be made from the information below?
Slaves in the South were treated fairly well by most slave owners.
Most white Southerners did not own slaves, and those that did usually owned a small amount.
Virginia and South Carolina had the largest population of enslaved African Americans.
Slavery was increasing exponentially in the South before the Civil War.
According to the research presented by the map below ...
... southern states offer the same economic and social growth as northern states
... the ability to move from lower economic status to higher economic status is much less in former slaveholding states.
... slavery has little to do with economic success and mobility in our current society.
... the South continue to grow in population and wealth,
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