Old South and Slavery

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1

What was declining in the late 1700s?

Traditional cash crop

2

What were the traditional cash crops?

Tobacco and Rice

3

What coincided with the growth of the textile industry

The cotton gin

4

Who invented the cotton gin?

Eli Whitney

5

What is antebellum?

Period before the war

6

What will lead to increased slavery?

Large scale cotton cultivation

7

What was the major lead to the differences of North and South?

King Cotton

8

What was the society in the North like?

Farmers but also urbanization and industrialization

9

What was the society like in the South?

Almost completely rural and agricultural

10

What type of product did the North produce?

food

11

What type of product did the South produce?

cotton

12

In the 1850s, how much of the population was settled in the South?

1/3

13

How much of the population lived in the North in 1850?

2/3

14

How much percent did the South have over the nation's industry ?

10%

15

How could you compare the South's industry to another state?

less industry in the South than New Hampshire

16

How much of the South actually own slaves?

25%

17

How much of the southerners that owns slaves owned more than 5 ?

12%

18

In the South, how would you classify people's wealth?

Through how much property and slaves are owned.

19

What did Abolitionists want to do?

Free Slaves

20

Most abolitionists believed that free slaves should have the same equality.

False

21

Most abolitionists did not believe that freed slaves should have full equality.

True

22

What was colonization?

Free slaves and send back to Africa

23

Why didn't colonization work?

Owners did not want to sell slaves and most of the slaves were born in the US

24

What did Free Black Abolitionists want?

Total Equality

25

who is an example of a Free Black Abolitionist?

Fredrick Douglass

26

Where were the run away slaves most safe?

Canada