The north and south  compared By Alex, Scott, Austin, and Clayton
Life in the south <ul><li>Consisted of more than 20% slaves. </li></ul><ul><li>Slaves maintained the labor force of the so...
More than 20% slaves <ul><li>The southern population consisted of more than twenty percent slaves. </li></ul><ul><li>Even ...
Slaves maintained the south’s labor force <ul><li>Slavery was very important to the southern economy </li></ul><ul><li>The...
Agriculture <ul><li>Cotton and tobacco were the south's largest cash crops </li></ul><ul><li>Slaves were used to plow the ...
Not as much industry <ul><li>The south’s primary industry was agriculture </li></ul><ul><li>Unlike the north, the south ha...
Life in the north <ul><li>Economy more industry centered </li></ul><ul><li>Slavery not as large </li></ul><ul><li>Mostly l...
economy <ul><li>Improvements in transportation and technology shaped the north's economy </li></ul><ul><li>Lots of rivers ...
Slavery  <ul><li>Not as much as the south </li></ul><ul><li>The north didn’t need that many slaves because of the steady s...
Cities <ul><li>Mostly big cities instead of little towns </li></ul><ul><li>The cities were big because of the factories lo...
Immigrants <ul><li>Large amounts of Irish and German immigrants </li></ul><ul><li>The Irish came to the U.S. because of a ...
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  1. 1. The north and south compared By Alex, Scott, Austin, and Clayton
  2. 2. Life in the south <ul><li>Consisted of more than 20% slaves. </li></ul><ul><li>Slaves maintained the labor force of the south. </li></ul><ul><li>Largest industry was agriculture. </li></ul><ul><li>Not as much industry as the north. </li></ul>
  3. 3. More than 20% slaves <ul><li>The southern population consisted of more than twenty percent slaves. </li></ul><ul><li>Even though the slave trade was outlawed in 1820, women slaves continued to give birth. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Slaves maintained the south’s labor force <ul><li>Slavery was very important to the southern economy </li></ul><ul><li>The more slaves a planter owned, the more profit he would make because he could grow more crops </li></ul><ul><li>slaves were cheaper in the long run than hiring someone to do the work </li></ul>
  5. 5. Agriculture <ul><li>Cotton and tobacco were the south's largest cash crops </li></ul><ul><li>Slaves were used to plow the land, plant the crops, and harvest them </li></ul><ul><li>Other crops in which slaves were used to grow them were sugar and coffee </li></ul>
  6. 6. Not as much industry <ul><li>The south’s primary industry was agriculture </li></ul><ul><li>Unlike the north, the south had very little industry </li></ul>
  7. 7. Life in the north <ul><li>Economy more industry centered </li></ul><ul><li>Slavery not as large </li></ul><ul><li>Mostly large cities </li></ul><ul><li>Large amounts of German and Irish immigrants </li></ul>
  8. 8. economy <ul><li>Improvements in transportation and technology shaped the north's economy </li></ul><ul><li>Lots of rivers to power factories </li></ul><ul><li>Not very fertile so agriculture was not successful </li></ul>
  9. 9. Slavery <ul><li>Not as much as the south </li></ul><ul><li>The north didn’t need that many slaves because of the steady supply of Irish and German immigrants coming to the U.S. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Cities <ul><li>Mostly big cities instead of little towns </li></ul><ul><li>The cities were big because of the factories located nearby </li></ul><ul><li>When a factory was built, people moved closer to find work </li></ul>
  11. 11. Immigrants <ul><li>Large amounts of Irish and German immigrants </li></ul><ul><li>The Irish came to the U.S. because of a potato famine </li></ul><ul><li>The Germans came here because of war </li></ul><ul><li>Not paid very well </li></ul>

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