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Southern society & slavery

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  • 1. Dr. Romero Southern Society & Slavery
  • 2. I. Southern Economy Cotton – 1790’s slavery dying out – Eli Whitney's gin 1793 – Cotton & Corn – “King Cotton” Slavery & Politics – Protection – Economy II. Southern regions Upper south Lower south
  • 3. III. Southern Society Planters – LARGE “Southern lady” Miscegenation – Small Non-slaving – Lowland – Yeomen – Pine barren IV. Black population Freed Blacks – Restrictions – Activities
  • 4. Slave populations – Class structure – Culture Music [Swing low sweet chariot] Folklore Language Family Religion – Resistance Insurrections – General plan – Fails – Results Other resistance
  • 5. V. Women white women Black women VI. Justification of slavery Cause Defense VII. Psychological effects Free & slave black pop. White population – Mentally warped – Honor in south – Petty cruelties & violence
  • 6. V. Women white women Black women VI. Justification of slavery Cause Defense VII. Psychological effects Free & slave black pop. White population – Mentally warped – Honor in south – Petty cruelties & violence

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