Sc 8th Grade Benchmark Review Question Preview (ID: 35054)


Review Practice For The 2nd Quarter Benchmark.

Why did the low country planters resist the Up Country equal representation in the Assembly?
a) Low Country planters feared the Up Country did not support slavery
b) the invention of the cotton gin created a surplus of slaves
c) Slavery spread throughout the North
d) Up Country representatives required all voters to own land

In 1786, Which of the following eased political tensions between the Up Country and Low Country?
a) The legislature agreed to build a new state capital that was more centrally located
b) Up Country was given equal representation in the South Carolina legislature
c) The Low Country increased a property tax on the people of the Up Country
d) Th Loyalist in the Up Country were pardoned for their role in the American Revolution

What is a characteristic of the Up Country?
a) viewed as uncivilized
b) made up of the wealthy elite
c) first white settlers were traders and woodsmen
d) controlled the government in South Carolina

There were two purposes for moving the state capital from Charleston to Columbia, what was one of them?
a) it was more centrally located
b) more cotton was being grew the Up Country
c) more slaves in Up Country
d) More slaves in Low Country

What was one reason for moving for moving the state Capital from Charleston to Columbia?
a) to ease political tension between Up Country and Low Country
b) more slaves in the Up Country
c) more slaves in the Low Country
d) more cotton was being grown in the Up Country

What was the position of South Carolina leaders at the constitutional convention in 1787?
a) c
b) n
c) n
d) n

n
a) n
b) n
c) n
d) n

n
a) n
b) n
c) n
d) n

n
a) n
b) n
c) n
d) n

n
a) n
b) n
c) n
d) n

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