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The Faces of Slavery. I. Technology A.The Cotton Gin placed the South on a different path than the north 1.Westward movement 2.Cotton exports increased.

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1 The Faces of Slavery

2 I. Technology A.The Cotton Gin placed the South on a different path than the north 1.Westward movement 2.Cotton exports increased 3.More natives were driven off land 4.Slavery continued to fuel Southern economy 5.By 1830 Cotton exports totaled nearly 200 million dollars from the South

3 II. Life in the south A.The South was divided over slavery /3 of South's population were slaves B.Rebellions such as the one led by Nat Turner occurred because of the harsh conditions slaves faced on Plantations

4 III. Missouri Compromise A.The Nation was arguing over Missouri being admitted as a slave/or free state B.Maine also wanted to be admitted as state, breaking from Massachusetts 1.Clay suggested that Maine be admitted as a free state and Missouri a slave state 2.They also called for a ban on slavery north of the parallel 36 30’ in Louis. Terr. 3.Monroe doctrine-

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