Southern society & slavery

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  • 1. Dr. RomeroSouthern Society & Slavery

2. I. Southern EconomyCotton 1790s slavery dying out Eli Whitney's gin 1793 Cotton & Corn King Cotton Slavery & Politics Protection EconomyII. Southern regions Upper south Lower south 3. III. Southern Society Planters LARGE Southern lady Miscegenation Small Non-slaving Lowland Yeomen Pine barrenIV. Black population Freed Blacks Restrictions Activities 4. Slave populations Class structure Culture Music [Swing low sweet chariot] Folklore Language Family Religion Resistance Insurrections General plan Fails Results Other resistance 5. V. Womenwhite women Black womenVI. Justification of slavery Cause DefenseVII. Psychological effects Free & slave black pop. White population Mentally warped Honor in south Petty cruelties & violence 6. V. Womenwhite women Black womenVI. Justification of slavery Cause DefenseVII. Psychological effects Free & slave black pop. White population Mentally warped Honor in south Petty cruelties & violence

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