Book Notes- Chapter 12 - Chapter 12- The South Expands:...

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Chapter 12- The South Expands: Slavery and Society Monday, November 12, 2007 8:06 PM 1820-1860 1. Creating the Cotton South a. The Domestic Slave Trade i. In 1817 when American Colonization Society was in full swing, the plantation system was expanding ii. Planters turned to the Chesapeake region for slaves iii. Forced migration from Virginia 1. Transfer and sale iv. New South: further west v. The Coastal and Inland Networks 1. Domestic slave trade was a huge enterprise int eh 19th century 2. Coastal system and inland commerce 3. Crucial to the prosperity of the south vi. The Impact on Slave Families 1. Disaster 2. Many slaves made new lives for themselves in the Mississippi River Valley 3. Few southern whites questioned the morality of the slave trade b. The Dual Cultures of the Planter Elite i. Slave-Owning Aristocrats 1. Wealthy planter elites dominated with tobacco and rice 2. Republican aristocracy 3. Defended slavery as a benevolent social system a. "Positive good" 4. Sought religious justification for human bondage
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This note was uploaded on 04/01/2008 for the course HIST 2111 taught by Professor Winship during the Fall '08 term at University of Georgia Athens.

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Book Notes- Chapter 12 - Chapter 12- The South Expands:...

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