Why Was Slavery Important

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Ever since the beginning of the Unites States slaves were being brought overseas to work, due to that, slavery was the roots of the United States foundation. The next generations of Americans only knew life as it was, with slaves. They didn’t see that what they were doing was wrong. In their eyes they were justifying slavery from the Bible. There was a common misinterpretation of the “Curse of Ham.” Due to this they thought themselves to be superior, the higher race. They also realized the importance of slavery and how it was benefiting their economy, so most Americans were able to overlook aspects of the slave’s treatment.
Slavery was built into their way of life; sustainability, economic stability and agriculture. Slavery provided the production of wheat, cotton, and food. With more slaves being able to work the earth and provide substantial needs for the U.S. noting condemning was seen in that perspective. When the cotton gin was invented slavery was seen as a very popular way of life, and acceptable. With slavery beginning to be abolished it was only seen as a problem,
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The individuals and groups who supported slavery were big and influential. They had the power and money to convince the Americans to see only positive aspects of slavery.

Slavery was quickly abolished in Great Britain, just like ripping off the band aid. In America they just couldn’t get the band aid off and once they did the kept scratching at the skin reopening the wound. In Great Britain they had a steady solid economy that had become wasn’t dependent on slave labor, but America’s economy was so heavily dependent on slave labor that the transition for a sound structured economy was difficult. Great Britain was able to find industrial ways to build their economy on, loosing the need for slave labored production. Whilst still in America slave labored production was the main form of the

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