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Slave Codes And Resisting Slavery

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Slave Codes And Resisting Slavery

  1. 1. Slave Codes & Resisting Slavery
  2. 2. Warm-Up 3/4 <ul><li>Come in, sit down QUIETLY and set-up! </li></ul><ul><li>Use p. 471 in the RED BOOK to answer these questions: </li></ul><ul><li>1) What is a “slave code”? </li></ul><ul><li>2) Analyze the picture at the bottom of p. 471. What is happening in the picture? </li></ul><ul><li> Write the questions AND answers! </li></ul>
  3. 3. Warm-Up 3/4 <ul><li>1) What is a “slave code”? </li></ul><ul><li>- Slave codes were the laws made to control behavior of slaves </li></ul><ul><li>2) Analyze the picture at the bottom of p. 471. What is happening in the picture? </li></ul><ul><li>- A family of Africans are being sold as slaves. The family may be separated forever. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Causes of the Civil War: N v. S Causes of the Civil War “ A House Divided” NORTH SOUTH COLD INDUSTRIAL <ul><li>big cities </li></ul><ul><li>factories & inventions </li></ul><ul><li>railroads & canals to move goods </li></ul><ul><li>immigrants from Ireland & Germany </li></ul><ul><li>“ free labor” = workers are paid </li></ul><ul><li>wanted higher tariffs (import tax) </li></ul>WARM AGRICULTURAL <ul><li>farms & plantations </li></ul><ul><li>plantations depended on slave labor </li></ul><ul><li>slaves are forced to work without pay </li></ul><ul><li>farmers plant cash crops, like cotton , tobacco, rice, sugar & indigo </li></ul><ul><li>wanted lower tariffs </li></ul>
  5. 5. Slave Codes & Resisting Slavery Objective: We will summarize the slave codes and how slaves resisted slavery
  6. 6. North v. South Causes of the Civil War “ A House Divided” NORTH SOUTH Slavery is BAD ! Want to fight it out?! Slavery is GOOD ! Let’s take this outside!
  7. 7. Slave Codes & Resisting Slavery List examples of “slave codes” (or slave rules) using p. 471 here Example: slaves could not buy or sell goods List examples of how slaves resisted, or fought against, slavery using p. 471-473 here Example: slaves refused to work
  8. 8. Slave Codes & Resisting Slavery <ul><li>Slave Codes or Rules </li></ul><ul><li>slave owners can whip slaves and physically punish them </li></ul><ul><li>slaves cannot hit white people </li></ul><ul><li>slaves cannot own property </li></ul><ul><li>slaves cannot buy or sell goods </li></ul><ul><li>slaves cannot leave plantation without permission </li></ul><ul><li>slaves cannot learn to read & write </li></ul><ul><li>slaves must get permission to marry </li></ul>
  9. 9. Slave Codes & Resisting Slavery <ul><li>How did slaves resist slavery? </li></ul><ul><li>slave refused to obey owners </li></ul><ul><li>slaves refused to work </li></ul><ul><li>slaves worked slowly, pretended to be sick and broke farm tools </li></ul><ul><li>slaves learned to read & write </li></ul><ul><li>slaves escaped to the North using the Underground Railroad </li></ul><ul><li>slaves rebelled against owners in groups </li></ul>
  10. 10. Slave Codes & Resisting Slavery Pretend you are a slave on a large cotton plantation in South Carolina in 1843. Write about a typical day living as a slave under the Slave Codes, and write about if you would resist the Slave Codes or not and how. Minimum ONE paragraph.

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