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Differences Between the North and the South. Geography of the North. Geography of the South. Economy of the North. Economy of the South. Transportation in the North. Transportation in the South. Society in the North. Industrial and urban lifestyle Stretched from Maine to Iowa

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Differences between the north and the south

Differences Between the North and the South


Geography of the north

Geography of the North


Geography of the south

Geography of the South


Economy of the north

Economy of the North


Economy of the south

Economy of the South


Transportation in the north

Transportation in the North


Transportation in the south

Transportation in the South


Society in the north

Society in the North

  • Industrial and urban lifestyle

  • Stretched from Maine to Iowa

  • Black Northerners=free, but not equal

  • worked as laborers and servants

  • White Northerners

  • Most lived on farms

  • Children were expected to help with the harvest

  • Cities next to factories and railroad tracks


Society in the south

Society in the South

  • Agricultural and rural

  • Maryland to Florida and west to Texas

  • Black Southerners

  • Small minority were free (had a badge as proof)

  • Skilled crafts people or servants

  • Slaves=cooks, carpenters, blacksmiths, nurses, maids/nannies, field hands

  • White Southerners

  • Measured wealth in terms of land and slaves


Abolitionist movement in the north

Abolitionist Movement in the North

  • Abolitionist=someone who wants to abolish slavery

  • Blacks and whites worked together towards this outcome

  • Sometimes peaceful

  • Sometimes violent

Frederick DouglassJohn Brown


Abolitionist movement in the south

Abolitionist Movement in the South

  • Mostly female

  • Tried to convince lawmakers slavery was illegal

  • Spoke out against slave beatings


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