2b,3b,4b,5a,6b,7d,8c,9a,10a,11c (Jeffersonians want to prove democracy -> house of representatives), 12a,13c power v. power (problem of power is power corrupts, absolute power corrupts absolutely. Can either kill all power since all power is evil (anti fed), or balance power since you cant avoid it using a system of checks and balances). 14b, 15d, 16c (Jackson upholds power of state by allowing Georgia to remove Indians even though supreme court said no. they couldn’t do anything)
17c, 18b (corruption comes in when the balance of society is not maintained), 19c, 20b, 21b, 22b, 23a, 24b, 25b.
* Rational why slavery is a good institution – slaves were treated better than labor workers because they were taking care of their property while northerners didn’t care about factory workers
* How did slaves find solace in biblical teachings during this time? – rich man and Lazarus -> slaves felt white man represented rich man while slaves were being oppressed and would end up in heaven. (See in Chapter Summary)
* * Rise of cotton and rise of cotton demand. England major importer, ¾ of American cotton went to England. The South wanted England on their side of the civil war for this reason, but it didn’t work out. Cotton very important compared to other products because cotton is imperishable and can be raised by large or small farmers. Cotton was also very easy to transport due to weight.
The problems are that it’s very labor intensive up until the time of 1793 when Eli Whitney invented the cotton gin, which removed seeds from cotton. Still important to pick, which is where slaves came in.
* * How did slaves resist?
MI (Missouri) and SC (South Carolina) slaves are majority
Sometimes slaves would rebel.
Toussaint l’Ouuerture has a successful slave rebellion in Haiti. News of this spread quickly among the slave population and gave them hope.