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Answers for the questions to Chapter 2, Section 3.

Answers for the questions to Chapter 2, Section 3.

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  • 1. Daily Life in Early America
  • 2.
    • In the early 1800s, nationalism spread through the U.S.
    Man I was born in the U.S.A.
  • 3.
    • As settlers moved west, the Northwest Ordinance made sure to provide for public education
    • However, Massachusetts and Philadelphia were the only areas that guaranteed free education
    Sweet!
  • 4.
    • The Second Great Awakening, people met at camp meetings where the equality of all was stressed
    • It inspired many to join movements to end slavery and curb drinking
  • 5.
    • The works of authors such as Washington Irving and James Fenimore Cooper focused on American setting and adventures and turned away from European influences
  • 6. Washington Irving Stephanie Meyer
  • 7.
    • Songwriter Stephen C. Foster combined African and European music to create American melodies like “My Old Kentucky Home”
  • 8.  
  • 9.
    • The North’s major economic activity was farming
    • Most farm communities were within a short distance of each other
    Hey neighbor!
  • 10.
    • Southerners either lived on small farms or large plantations
    • They started to focus on cotton as a cash crop
    • This also increased the demand for slaves
    Cotton is king, y’all!
  • 11.
    • Most enslaved men worked on plantations, while others served as coach drivers, household servants, and artisans
  • 12.
    • As industry rose in the North, the gap between the rich and poor increased
    • Merchants and businessmen controlled the economic and social life
    It’s a hard knock life for us!
  • 13.
    • Even though after the American Revolution slavery began to decline, African Americans were still discriminated against
    • They were excluded from white churches and schools and could not vote
  • 14.
    • And as Americans moved farther and farther West they came into contact with Native Americans
    • Some tribes, like the Cherokee, adopted written laws and constitutions patterned after those of the U.S. in order to protect their freedom and prevent themselves from losing anymore land
    • Sequoyah developed a written language for the Cherokee in 1821
    Can’t we all just get along?