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Southern Agrarian Society. Teach the development of the Southern Agrarian Society from 1800 to 1850 Annie Decker and Andrew Foster Period 6. Table of Contents. easier to un-seed the cotton Cotton Belt was the area of high cotton production Helped the Southern Area prosper.

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Southern agrarian society

Southern Agrarian Society

Teach the development of the Southern Agrarian Society from 1800 to 1850

Annie Decker and Andrew Foster

Period 6


Table of contents
Table of Contents

  • easier to un-seed the cotton

  • Cotton Belt was the area of high cotton production

  • Helped the Southern Area prosper

  • Eli Whitney’s Cotton Gin

  • Cotton Belt

  • Cotton Trade


Cotton gin
Cotton Gin

  • Invented by Eli Whitney in 1793

  • Machine that removed seeds from short- staple cotton

  • Revolutionized the Cotton Industry

  • Brought back slave trade in the south



Cotton gin movie
Cotton Gin Movie

  • When it was invented

  • How it worked

  • Its effect on society

The Cotton Gin


Cotton belt
Cotton Belt

  • Area of high cotton production

  • Planters had huge cotton farms in south

  • Scientists succeed at developing strong types of cottons

  • Cotton was pressed into bales at factories



Website
Website

  • Short Summary of the Cotton Boom

  • Explains growth of each year

  • How Indians and slaves were involved

Cotton Trade Site


Cotton trade
Cotton Trade

  • Main buyer was Britain and NE US

  • South depended on cotton

  • Southern port cities grew



Cotton trade2
Cotton Trade

  • Factors managed cotton trade in cities

  • Steamboats carried cotton

  • Slave trade increased

  • Indian removal more urgent

  • to transport goods over land was difficult for the south

  • Cotton boom made south most valuable player in world trade


Citations
Citations

March 7, 2009

Deverell, William, and Deborah White. United States History: Independence to 1914 (New York: Holt Rinehart and Wilson, 2006).

March 11, 2009

http://www.civilwarhome.com/kingcotton.htm

March 11,2009

http://www.megaessays.com/essay_search/cotton_trade.html

March 11,2009

http://courses.csusm.edu/hist337as/hb/h37hb5.htm

March 11, 2009

http://eh.net/encyclopedia/article/phillips.cottongin


Citations cont
Citations (cont.)

March 13, 2009

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cotton

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