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1 Warm Up Take out your Primary Source Packet & Primary Source Questions

2 Slavery

3 The Slave Trade Triangle Trade Middle Passage

4 African Slavery Slavery in Africa was mostly domestic Conquered kingdoms enslaved by conquerors Most African slaves were able to earn freedom or became part of the family that they owned

5 Chattel Slavery A Slave was not a person, but property Slaves were owned much as work animals were No rights to themselves, to movement, to fruits of their own labor

6 Slavery Many slaves worked from birth to death Suffered from their masters What are some examples from what you read?

7 The Southern Economy Driven by Cotton boom Dependent on Slave Labor

8 A Northern Institution? Original slavers were Northern shippers Then later Northern textile Industry caused demand for Southern cotton Northern Economy caused intensification of southern institution

9 Slave Rebellions Stono Rebellion Nat Turner Gabriel Prosser Denmark Vesey

10 No Rights Many states had strict slave codes Kept slaves from leaving plantation

11 Fugitive Slave Acts of 1793 and 1850 Used to prevent people from aiding escaping slaves Allowed Southern states to have slaves returned

12 Abolition Wanted end to slavery Mostly Christian Northerners William Lloyd Garrison

13 Slavery in Congress Divisive issue Slave Trade (importation) outlawed in 1808 Missouri Compromise Gag order in effect for many years

14 Manifest Destiny More territory means more debate over slavery and its expansion

15 Primary Source Work


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