• Slavery Is the South
    dominating Southern life, slavery also dominated the economic and political aspects of life in the South from 1840 to 1860. By the 1840's and 50's the Southern economy had almost completely become slave and cash crop agriculture based. Without slaves in the south a person was left either landless and...
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  • “Slavery Was the Dominating Reality in Southern Life.”  Assess the Validity of This Generalization for Two of the Following Aspects of Southern Life from About 1840-1860:  Political, Social, Economic, and Intellectual Life.
    Between the time period of 1840 and 1860, slavery played an influential and pivotal role in the development of a new southern lifestyle. In the struggle for dominance in America, slavery was the South’s stronghold and the underlying cause in much of their motives for many of the economic...
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  • Apush chapter 15-16
    often used the – whip as a motivator By 1860, life for slaves was most difficult in the – newer states of Alabama, Mississippi, and Louisiana Forced separation of spouses, parents, and children was most common – on small plantations and in the upper South All of the following were true of slavery...
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  • Events Leading to the Civil War
    plantation owners in the South (Davidson, Gienapp, Heyrmanm, Lytlem, Stoff., 2005). The institution of slavery became such a way of life in the Southern states that by 1860 many Southern plantation owners feared an economic disaster should slavery be abolished in the Union. It would take nearly 200 years...
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  • Apush Notes Slavery 1793-1860
    .    Dichotomy:  Southern whites professed to like blacks as individuals, but hated blacks as a race.  Northern whites professed to like blacks as a race, but hated blacks as individuals. SLAVERY:  THE SOUTH’S “PECULIAR INSTITUTION”, 1793-1860, 357-62  VI.        Slaves  A.      Population  1.       4...
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  • UNit 2 FRQ
    aspects of Southern life from about 1840 to 1860: political, social, economic, and intellectual life. 79. 1988 “I am not, nor ever have been, in favor of bringing about in any way the social and political equality of the white and black races.” How can this 1858 statement of Abraham Lincoln be...
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  • history
    railroad construction expanded rapidly in new England and the Northwest wage labor system from the 1830s-1860s the South called it wage slaves and they felt slavery conditions were better than the conditions of wage slaves, workers moved to cities to work machines in unsanitary and poorly ventilated...
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  • Civil War
    Throughout the 1840s and 1850s a growing tension was developing between the Northern and Southern United States of America. That tension mainly centered upon the existence of slavery in the Southern states. Most Northern states had abolished slavery by 1850 and the newly formed Republican Party...
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  • U.S. History Notes
    , approx. one-half of all native-born free workers earned wages from someone else -Living conditions in the cities worsened as poor immigrants arrived- crime, sanitation, overcoming * Reaction to immigrants: -Between 1840 and 1860, nearly 2 M. Irish and 1.5 M. Germans arrived in the U.S...
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  • Sevcan
    human capital investment to the effects of capitalization of slave value. Another developmental issue that has received academic attention is the effect of slavery on urbanization, and vice versa. Table presents census data on the free and slave populations of ten southern cities, from 1820 to 1860...
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  • A SELECTION OF PAST AP U.S. FREE RESPONSE QUESTIONS:
    validity of this generalization for TWO of the following aspects of southern life from about 1840 to 1860: political, social, economic, and intellectual life. (84) 50. Throughout our history, the Supreme Court has acted as a partisan political body rather than a neutral arbiter of constitutional...
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    election, it might prompt the southern states to withdraw from the Union. It appeared up to President Buchanan to devise a way of protecting Chapter 13: The Crisis of the Union, 1844–1860 193 free soil in the West and slavery in the South. 6. In Dred Scott v. Sandford (1856), the U.S. Supreme Court...
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  • Us History
    the 1790 population, growing from 4 million people to 32 million people By 1860. 25% of the United States population lived in cities Between 1800 and 1860, the purchasing power of the average worker doubled ¾ of the Southern whites did not own any slaves The planter class had...
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  • Theeee
    The American Pageant Chapter 16 The South and the Slavery Controversy 1793-1860 A. Cotton is King 1. Eli Whitney’s 1793 cotton gin made possible wide-scale cultivation of short-staple cotton a. Cotton quickly became more profitable than tobacco, rice, and sugar 2. The increased...
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  • Ap Us History, Chapters 11-18
    movement in the early nineteenth century included - Lucretia Mott, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, and Susan B. Anthony Ch. 16: The South and the Slavery Controversy, 1793-1860 Slavery gets new life (death): As a result of the introduction of the cotton gin – slavery was reinvigorated Members...
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  • Civil War Article
    . Sectionalism was one of the causes of the Civil War. The Southern states seceded from the Union because they didn't want President Lincoln to free their slaves. The South depended on their slaves to help with their farms; the slaves were part of the South's life. When Abraham Lincoln became President, the...
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  • Essay
    : 1790-1860 Chapter 15: The Ferment of Reform and Culture: 1790-1860 Chapter 16: The South and the Slavery Controversy: 1793-1860 Chapter 17: Manifest Destiny and its Legacy: 1841- 1848 Essay/Case Study: “The Legal Rights of Married Women” (article on website with Unit 5 docs)—Answer...
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  • abraham linconln good person
    supported the Wilmot Proviso, which, if it had been adopted, would have banned slavery in any U.S. territory won from Mexico. On May 9, 1860, the Illinois Republican State Convention was held in Decatur. Lincoln's followers organized a campaign team led by David Davis, Norman Judd, and some others...
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  • World History Ap Ntes
    The jacksonians were opposed to all government meddling in social and economic life Jackson gets reelected 1836 Bank of US expires 1833 Jackson removed federal deposits from is value Specie Circular- a decree that required all public lands to be purchased with metallic money...
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  • Chapter 16
    that African Americans lived in varied regions, some African slaves had cruel punishment. They were whip for having bad behavior and were recieved savage beating on a regular basis 1860 the Old south was the region that the life for the slaves was hard and rough, this was the region of the southern...
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