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King Cotton Presented by: Xavier Adams
Slavery
Arrival
Types of Cotton
Population of Slaves
Cotton Gin
Planters
Benefits
King Cotton
Cotton "It was work hard, git beatins and half fed ... . The times I hated most was pickin' cotton when the frost was...
Video http://www.gpb.org/georgiastories/videos/king_cotton_and_the_cotton_gin
Source Jean M. Westhttp://www.slaveryinamerica.org/history/hs_es_cotton.htm
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  1. 1. King Cotton Presented by: Xavier Adams
  2. 2. Slavery
  3. 3. Arrival
  4. 4. Types of Cotton
  5. 5. Population of Slaves
  6. 6. Cotton Gin
  7. 7. Planters
  8. 8. Benefits
  9. 9. King Cotton
  10. 10. Cotton "It was work hard, git beatins and half fed ... . The times I hated most was pickin' cotton when the frost was on the bolls. My hands git sore and crack open and bleed."--Mary Reynolds, Slave Narrative from the Federal Writers' Project, 1936-1938
  11. 11. Video http://www.gpb.org/georgiastories/videos/king_cotton_and_the_cotton_gin
  12. 12. Source Jean M. Westhttp://www.slaveryinamerica.org/history/hs_es_cotton.htm

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