The plantation system was risky (slaves could hurt themselves or run away), and had a negative impact (one-crop econ and resented North for dependence)
Plantation Slavery Nearly 4 million slaves by 1860. Slaves were used in this because they were seen as a primary source of wealth. Life was harsh during this time because slaves were brutally punished.
1.1817: the American Colonization Society was founded for the purpose of transporting Blacks back to Africa. Supported by many Northerners and Southerners because they didn’t want free blacks in America.
2.1822: the Republic of Liberia was founded for Blacks to live.
3. The second Great Awakening reminded that slavery was a sin
1. In 1831, William Garrison published the Liberator, an antislavery newspaper, which
2. Inspired the American Anti-Slavery Society : Encouraged Theodore Wells to write American Slave Society As It Is, and Wendell Phillips( M.I.Abolitionist) and the Grimke sisters (only two white southern women abolitionist leaders) to stand up against slavery.
3. 1829: Appeal to the Colored Citizens of the World (advocated a bloody end to white supremacy) written by David Walker, a Black abolitionist