The South had an economy that was based upon agriculture primarily because a. Southerners did not wish to pollute their land with factory waste by building factories. b. there were few factory workers in the South. c. the land and climate were ideal for the growing of crops.
Slave codes existed in the South because a. they provided legal rights for slaves. b. they encouraged slave owners to provide better housing for their slaves. c. they were designed to discourage slaves from running away.
Slaves often attempted to sabotage the slavery system by a. breaking tools and destroying crops. b. bringing lawsuits against their owners. c. by forming slave unions to demand better working conditions.
Southern planters were dependent on the North because a. Southerners relied upon the factories in the North. b. most of their slaves were purchased from Northern brokers. c. they borrowed money from northern banks.
The existence of slavery in the South actually hurt the development of southern industry. How? a. Southern planters were afraid slaves would run away to take jobs in factories. b. Investors were afraid the existence of factories would encourage slave revolts. c. Slaves had no money to buy manufactured products.