True/False Quiz

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1
From colonial days until the Civil War, growing cotton was the most important enterprise in Tidewater Virginia and Maryland.
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2
Although cotton was highly profitable, its profits were not widely distributed among Southerners.
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3
The South's diversified economy made slavery unprofitable.
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4
A substantial majority of southern whites owned slaves.
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5
Most great planters were self-made men of wealth.
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6
Aside from the existence of slavery, the South was not a stratified society.
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7
Most southern yeomen disliked both abolitionists and wealthy planters.
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8
In the pre-Civil War period, northern free blacks were treated as essentially equal to whites.
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9
Pre-Civil War black churches were simply copies of white Protestant churches.
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10
The family was an extremely important and strong institution for slaves.
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