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The Cotton Kingdom The Southern ___________________ o Largely Conservative  saw little need for manufacturing or ______________________  Led to growth.

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2 The Cotton Kingdom The Southern ___________________ o Largely Conservative  saw little need for manufacturing or ______________________  Led to growth of _______________________  Few large cities  only ________________________compared to northern citiesEconomy trade plantations New Orleans

3  Few factories  made flour & cotton cloth  Processed ________________________  Mostly for _______________________ use only  land of small farms and large plantations  large demand for cotton from:  _____________________________  The _________________________ tobacco local Great Britain North

4 The ___________________________was Invented by Eli Whitney (1793) o Removed the seeds from cotton o Cotton becomes _______________crop of the South  Need for cotton led to growth of _______________________  Cotton production increases Cotton Gin main plantations

5 o Growth in ______________________________  US banned the import of slaves in ____________________.  field hands cost  $___________________ in 1790  $___________________ in 1860  smuggling slaves from the ________________________  capture free African Americans and enslave them  Slavery in the South grew  1790 – _____________________  1850 – _____________________  1860 – _____________________slavery West Indies 500,000 3 million 4 million

6  Life in the South Class Structure o ___________________________– owners of large plantations  more land = more status (__________________________)  owned ____________________________of acres o ___________________________– farmers and ranchers  made up ______________________part of southern population  owned ________________________of acres  not all owned slaves o ___________________________– sharecroppers  __________________part of population  did not own land  discriminated against Planters power thousands Yeoman large hundreds Poor Whites small

7 o _________________________________________________  Descendants of slaves freed during the _________________________  ________________________their freedom  Did not have the same rights as whites  Discriminated against  Many Fled North o Slaves  See Life as a Slave Notes Planters Yeoman Share Croppers Free African Americans Slaves Free African Americans Revolutionary War Bought


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