Slavery - Golden 1 In the rise of slavery throughout the...

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Golden 1 In the rise of slavery throughout the North and the South some individuals of the southern states were standing to defend slavery. Slavery in the United States was being voted against by the northern states. The southerners needed to defend their ability to keep slavery in order for them to stay in profitable business. Even with the ignorance of industrial revolution about the southerners knew that they were in for a crumbling cash- flow. Some of the advocates of slavery such as George Fitzhugh referred to the slaves as “but a grown-up child” (Fitzhugh). This could be explained, towards the slaves, as an inability to think for them-selves. The white men during this time and in this region did not believe that the Africans could survive in this country on their own. These men would back their cases by giving reference of the habitat and slavery that the slaves faced in their own country. The men believed that they treat the African slaves’ lives with better care than the slaves were treated in Africa. In Africa the slaves would be
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