Old South and Slavery
What was declining in the late 1700s?
Traditional cash crop
What were the traditional cash crops?
Tobacco and Rice
What coincided with the growth of the textile industry
The cotton gin
Who invented the cotton gin?
What is antebellum?
Period before the war
What will lead to increased slavery?
Large scale cotton cultivation
What was the major lead to the differences of North and South?
What was the society in the North like?
Farmers but also urbanization and industrialization
What was the society like in the South?
Almost completely rural and agricultural
What type of product did the North produce?
What type of product did the South produce?
In the 1850s, how much of the population was settled in the South?
How much of the population lived in the North in 1850?
How much percent did the South have over the nation's industry ?
How could you compare the South's industry to another state?
less industry in the South than New Hampshire
How much of the South actually own slaves?
How much of the southerners that owns slaves owned more than 5 ?
In the South, how would you classify people's wealth?
Through how much property and slaves are owned.
What did Abolitionists want to do?
Most abolitionists believed that free slaves should have the same equality.
Most abolitionists did not believe that freed slaves should have full equality.
What was colonization?
Free slaves and send back to Africa
Why didn't colonization work?
Owners did not want to sell slaves and most of the slaves were born in the US
What did Free Black Abolitionists want?
who is an example of a Free Black Abolitionist?
Where were the run away slaves most safe?