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What was the most industrialized section of the U.S. in the 1800's?
a) North
b) South
c) West
d) Midwest

Who fought to get a shorter workday and better working conditions and wages
a) Eli Whitney
b) Trade Unions
c) Susan B. Anthony
d) Elias Howe

Reason why Irish immigrants came to the U.S. in the 1840's
a) Discrimination
b) Religious Persecution
c) Famine
d) Vacation

Political party formed by the Nativists
a) Know-Something
b) Republican
c) Democratic
d) Know-Nothing

Prevented slaves from gathering in large groups, owning weapons and learning to read and write
a) Slave Codes
b) Trade Unions
c) Samuel F.B. Morse
d) Elias Howe

Inventor of the cotton gin
a) Sarah Bagley
b) Eli Whitney
c) Elias Howe
d) John Deere

Most immigrants in the 1840's and 1850's came from
a) Ireland and France
b) Spain and Germany
c) Ireland and Germany
d) England and Italy

Type of worker who learned a trade as an apprentice
a) Unskilled worker
b) Lazy worker
c) Slave
d) Skilled worker

Reason African Americans could not get good jobs
a) Discrimination
b) Famine
c) Strikes
d) Lack of training

Invented by Elias Howe in 1846 which allowed for mass-production of clothing
a) Steel plow
b) Sewing machine
c) Cotton gin
d) Telegraph

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