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American History Chapter 3, Section 2
 

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    American History Chapter 3, Section 2 American History Chapter 3, Section 2 Presentation Transcript

    • The Agricultural South Chapter 3, Section 2
    • Southern Life
      • Profitable crop that saved Jamestown:
      • Tobacco
      • Cash crop : a crop grown in large quantities primarily to sell
    • Southern Life
      • Tobacco is a labor-intensive crop
        • Originally enslaved natives, but this proved too difficult
        • 1. Knew the land and could escape
        • 2. Dying from smallpox
    • Southern Life
      • Began enslaving Africans
        • From 1690 to 1750:
    • Southern Life
      • Plantation Owners
      • Free white men
      • Indentured servants and women
      • Slaves and natives
    • The Slave Trade
      • Triangular trade
      • Middle Passage
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    • Slave Resistance
      • Ways that slaves resisted their owners:
        • Faked sick
        • Broke tools
        • Worked slowly
    • Slave Resistance
      • Stono Rebellion : a group of S.C. slaves gathered weapons and rose up against owners; many Africans were killed whether they were involved or not
        • Began a crackdown on slaves
    • Resources
      • Slavery
          • The Slave Trade, “Amazing Grace”
          • Slavery in Pictures