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Section 1: The Antebellum South . Sectional Similarities Western European Culture Power of the White Male Sectional Differences Largely Rural “periphery” Changes in Agriculture Self-Sufficient v. Market Farms Cyrus McCormick . III. The Antebellum South a) Power of the Planter

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Section 1: The Antebellum South

  • Sectional Similarities

    • Western European Culture

    • Power of the White Male

  • Sectional Differences

    • Largely Rural “periphery”

    • Changes in Agriculture

      • Self-Sufficient v. Market Farms

      • Cyrus McCormick


III. The Antebellum South

a) Power of the Planter

b) Fundamental Flaws in Southern Industrial Expansion

c) Slavery

IV. The Railroad

a) Prominent in the North, not so much in the South

V. The Growth of Cities

a) Impact of Industry in the North


VI. Southern Life and Society

a) Identity: slavery & staple agriculture

b) staple crops

c) Cotton Gin makes Cotton Gin


VI. The Development of “Southernism”

a) Distinctive self

b) George Fitzhugh

c) Josiah Nott “Niggerology”


Section 2: Slavery

  • Slavery and the Constitution

    • 3/5 Compromise

    • The Commerce and Slave Trade Compromise


c. Missouri Compromise


II. The Slave Trade


IV. Development of Slavery

a) Laws

b) Punishment

c) Paternalism

V. Free Blacks

a) Discrimination

b) William Ellison


VI. Slave Management

a) Owner

b) Overseer

c) Cotton General

VII. Slave Life and Culture

a) Field v. House Slaves

b) Women


VIII. Slave Resistance

a) Gabriel

b) Denmark Vesey

c) Nat Turner

d) silent sabotage


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