Dr. Romero

Southern
Society &
Slavery
I. Southern Economy

Cotton
– 1790’s slavery dying out
– Eli Whitney's gin 1793
– Cotton & Corn
– “King Cotton”
Slavery & ...
III. Southern Society
Planters
– LARGE
“Southern lady”
Miscegenation
– Small
Non-slaving
– Lowland
– Yeomen
– Pine barren
...
Slave populations
– Class structure
– Culture
Music [Swing low sweet chariot]
Folklore
Language
Family
Religion
– Resistan...
V. Women

white women
Black women

VI. Justification of slavery
Cause
Defense

VII. Psychological effects
Free & slave bla...
V. Women

white women
Black women

VI. Justification of slavery
Cause
Defense

VII. Psychological effects
Free & slave bla...
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Southern society & slavery

  1. 1. Dr. Romero Southern Society & Slavery
  2. 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. 3. III. Southern Society Planters – LARGE “Southern lady” Miscegenation – Small Non-slaving – Lowland – Yeomen – Pine barren IV. Black population Freed Blacks – Restrictions – Activities
  4. 4. Slave populations – Class structure – Culture Music [Swing low sweet chariot] Folklore Language Family Religion – Resistance Insurrections – General plan – Fails – Results Other resistance
  5. 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. 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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