MOA FINAL Flashcards
The most numerous white southerners were those who participated in the slave uprising headed by Nat Turner, which claimed the lives of more than 50 whites before being put down. What was it about slave ladies that made slave masters respect them? Because of their propensity to procreate, the number of slaves held grew. During the 1830s, most baptists and methodists in the southern United States believed that slavery was the most concentrated form of enslavement. In slave society, the rules that regulated practically every area of life were referred to as: This was not an element of the Old South’s superiority myth, according to which of the following: In fight, one southerner might easily overcome ten northerners.
both black and white, had a significant proportion of native-born residents Because of the emphasis on cotton and other cash crops, it has become difficult to assess the extent to which: The antebellum south provided for itself by cultivating its own crops.
Even though slaves were denied the right to marry, the legal ban did not prevent them from choosing partners and foregoing a traditional family life.
By 1860, an estimated number of slaves had converted to Christian religions.
Gone with the Wind is a film that portrays a legendary picture of the Old South in the United States.
By 1860, field laborers had been organized into work gangs, and the importance of Britain to the southern economy was predicated on the fact that:Britain was a significant importer of cotton from the southern United States by 1860
Chapter 12 Test Flashcards
Gone with the Wind is a classic film that has one of the most accurate portrayals of the old South ever created. The Catholic faith predominated in the southern United States. Economically, the southern states were reliant on northern industry and trade for their survival. Between 1790 and 1830, there was no major increase in the slave population in the southern United States. The functioning of the domestic slave trade frequently resulted in the separation of families. The film gone with the wind depicts this.
- Featured a large number of native-born residents, both black and white.
- The rise of southern industry is a fascinating story.
- The majority of Southern males took satisfaction in adhering to a moral code based on the Bible.
- The majority of slaves in the lower South were employed on huge plantations.
- Their propensity to breed increased the number of slaves possessed, which was a mixture of African and Christian influences.
- In the southern United States, whites wielded overwhelming control and firepower Several notable slave uprisings occurred throughout the nineteenth century.
- Which of the following was located in the Old Southwest during the antebellum period?
- Slaves who were compelled to relocate to the Old Southwest were particularly depressed as a result of the dissolution of familial relationships that occurred as a result of the journey.
This was not part of the “masculine” culture of the Old Southwest’s frontier, according to which of the following statements is correct:
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|The focus on cotton and other cash crops hasobscured the degree to which:||the antebellum South fed itself from its own fields|
|During the nineteenth century, major slaverebellions:||were rare|
|Which of the following was NOT part of the myth ofthe Old South’s superiority?||One southerner could defeat ten northerners incombat.|
|Most southern men prided themselves on adhering toa moral code based on:||a prickly sense of honor|
|Slaves forced to migrate to the Old Southwest wereparticularly despondent over:||the breakup of family ties that resulted from themigration|
|Why was organized resistance to slavery by slavesrisky?||Southern whites possessed overwhelming authorityand firepower.|
|The movie Gone with the Wind:||presents a mythic view of the Old South|
|As southerners moved farther west and south between1812 and 1860:||cotton production soared|
|In the antebellum period, which of the followingwas in the Old Southwest?||Mississippi|
|The frequency of dueling in the South was probablycaused by:||southerners’ exalted sense of honor|
|Slave religion:||mixed African and Christian elements|
|The South’s population:||had a high proportion of native-born, both blackand white|
|Plantation mistresses:||supervised the domestic household|
|Why were slave women valued by slave owners?||Their ability to reproduce increased the number ofslaves owned.|
|Which of the following was NOT a major motivationfor whipping a slave?||for failing to recognize the moral superiority ofthe overseer and driver|
|To be called a “planter,” one had to:||own at least twenty slaves|
|The legal prohibition that denied slaves the rightto marry:||did not stop slaves from choosing partners andforging a family life|
|On a plantation, the position responsible for managingthe agricultural production in every way was the:||overseer|
|Slaves living in southern cities had a muchdifferent experience from those on farms because:||they were able to interact with an extendedinterracial community|
|The plantation mistress:||generally confronted a double standard in terms ofmoral and sexual behavior|
|Life in the Old Southwest was characterized by:||a lack of women|
|Poor whites were often employed as:||day laborers|
|By 1860, the significance of Britain to thesouthern economy was based on the fact that:||Britain was a major importer of southern cotton|
|The most numerous white southerners were the:||yeoman farmers|
|By the 1830s, most Baptists and Methodists in theSouth:||defended slavery|
|Some free blacks were:||people of mixed ancestry called mulattoes|
|By 1860, slavery was most concentrated:||in the Lower South|
|A typical form of resistance pursued by slavesentailed:||malingering, feigning illness, and sabotage|
|All of the following statements about southern freeblacks are true EXCEPT:||there were no women were among them|
|The rules that governed virtually every aspect ofslave life were known as:||a slave code|
|When in 1855 a slave named Celia killed hersexually abusive master, she was:||hanged|
|What portion of the South’s white population had noproprietary interest in slaves?||two thirds|
|Which of the following was not a part of the”masculine” culture of the Old Southwest’s frontier?||gender equality|
|The slave revolt led by Nat Turner:||killed more than 50 whites before its suppression|
|Middling farmers in the South:||generally supported white supremacy|
|Free blacks in the South:||sometimes owned slaves|
|Slave owners in the antebellum South acquiredadditional slaves from:||the domestic slave trade|
|What was NOT a common way that slaves establishedtheir private communities?||openly attempted to organize religious services|
|The Old Southwest:||attracted thousands of settlers in the 1820s and1830s with its low land prices and suitability for cotton production|
|By the antebellum period, all of the followingremained significant cash crops in the South EXCEPT:||indigo|
|Approximately how many slaves joined Christiandenominations by 1860?||20 percent|
|Which of the following statements was generallytrue of slave life?||Field hands were organized into work gangs.|
|The development of southern industry:||lagged behind the North|
|During the first half of the nineteenth century,cotton became the most profitable form of agriculture, surpassing:||rice|
|How would southern whites attempt to prevent slaverebellions?||They met any sign of resistance or rebellion with abrutal response.|
|The rapid expansion of the cotton belt in theSouth:||ensured that the region became more dependent onenslaved black workers|
|Most slaves in the Lower South:||labored on large plantations|
The ‘two-spirit’ people of indigenous North Americans
Native Americans have always regarded intersex androgynous persons, as well as feminine and masculine males and females, in high regard. Currently, the most often used phrase to describe such individuals is “two-spirit” individuals; however, in the past, early French explorers in North America referred to feminine males as “berdache,” which was derived from the Persian word “bardaj,” which meant a close male friend. Because these androgynous guys were frequently married to a masculine man or had sexual relations with men, and because the masculine females were frequently wedded to feminine women, the name berdache had an obvious gay connotation in its original meaning.
But instead of placing an emphasis on these individuals’ homosexuality, many Native Americans chose to draw attention to their spiritual gifts.
Because everything that exists is believed to have originated in the spirit realm, androgynous or transgender individuals are seen as doubly blessed, as they possess both the spirit of a man and the spirit of a woman, respectively.
As a result, many Native American faiths, rather than stigmatizing such individuals, looked to them as religious leaders and instructors in their own communities.
According to archaeological evidence, androgyny appears to have existed among humans since the migration of Native American ancestors from Siberia more than 20,000 years ago, and accounts of highly revered androgynous individuals have been found among indigenous Americans from Alaska to Chile.
- In contrast to the common misconception that two-spirit people are transsexuals who attempt to transform themselves into “the opposite sex,” it is more realistic to think of them as individuals who adopt a gender status that is distinct from that of both men and women.
- Native Americans place a strong focus on not forcing everyone into a single box, but rather on accepting the reality of gender and sexual identity variety as a reality.
- It is critical not to generalize about indigenous peoples of North America since they come from a diverse range of cultural and linguistic origins.
- Some documentary records imply that a minority of communities viewed two-spirit individuals with disdain, either making fun of them or forbidding youngsters from assuming a two-spirit role.
- Early frontier explorers and anthropologists, as well as contemporary anthropologists, have been swayed by their own homophobic preconceptions in their interpretations of Native American beliefs and practices.
- Because their gender roles included a blend of both masculine and feminine characteristics, two-spirit individuals were capable of doing both male and female tasks.
- Some societies, such as the Navajo, thought that having a “nadleh” (literally translated as “one who is converted”) androgynous person as a relative was beneficial to the family’s economic well-being.
A feminine man who preferred to perform women’s labor (foraging for wild plants or farming domestic plants) was naturally expected to marry a masculine male who wanted to do men’s work (foraging for wild plants or farming domestic plants) (hunting and warfare).
Couples that identify as two-spirit did not consider themselves to be “gay” or anything other than “natural” in their relationships.
Two-spirit people were frequently compelled to adhere to traditional gender norms, whether by government authorities, Christian missionaries, or members of their own society.
Couples who were married in a same-sex relationship were no longer legally recognized after the imposition of Euro-American marriage rules on them and their partners.
The phrase two-spirit persons was used in the 1990s by many gay and lesbian Native American activists in both the United States and Canada in recognition of this longstanding history of respect for one’s own culture.
Marriages between people of the same gender in Native American cultures have served as a precedent for legalizing same-gender unions, and the spiritual qualities of androgynous people are beginning to be recognized more widely.
He is also the author of several other books. His most recent book, Two Spirits: A Story Of Life With The Navajo, is currently available for purchase online.
Frontier Masculinity in the Oil Industry: The Experience of Women Engineers
The first edition was published on November 27, 2003. Citations:127
On November 27, 2003, the first edition of this book was published. Citations:127