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Question 1: For example, during the Civil War, South Carolina was the first Southern state to ________ from the Union,[4] while North Carolina was the last state to secede.
DecolonizationSecessionUnited StatesSelf-determination

Question 2: The Carolinas were known as the ________ during America's colonial period, from 1663–1710.
Colony of VirginiaProvince of North CarolinaProvince of CarolinaColonial history of the United States

Question 3: The Carolinas is a term used in the United States to refer collectively to the states of North and ________.
AlabamaGeorgia (U.S. state)New JerseySouth Carolina

Question 4: Prior to that, the land was considered part of the ________, from 1609–63.
Hampton RoadsColony of VirginiaHistory of VirginiaWilliamsburg, Virginia

Question 5: The province, named "Carolina" to honor King ________, was divided into South Carolina and North Carolina in 1729, although the actual date is the subject of debate.
James II of EnglandCharles I of EnglandCharles II of EnglandJames I of England

Question 6: Traditionally, like much of the South, the Carolinas have been ________.
Organic farmingAgricultureSustainable agricultureIntensive farming

Question 7: A nationally-famous staple of Carolina cuisine is pork ________.
BarbecueStewGrillingSmoking (cooking)

Question 8: The Carolinas are distinct for their economic dependence on tobacco as well as on ________ and rice, and for their many small-scale furniture, textile, and tobacco factories.

Question 9: [7] The ________, held each October in Lexington, North Carolina, is a celebration of both types of Carolina barbecue.
Piedmont TriadLexington Barbecue FestivalCharlotte, North CarolinaRaleigh, North Carolina

Question 10: During most of the twentieth century South Carolina was a bastion of the "solid Democratic South" with almost no Republican officeholders, and the state frequently elected politicians who were outspoken supporters of ________.
Jim Crow lawsRacial segregationRacismSouth Africa under apartheid


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