Apush ch11 hw - Dylan Zhou Period 1 APUSH Chapter 11 Homework Antebellum South 1 How was tobacco cultivation changing in the antebellum South starting

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Dylan Zhou Period 1 APUSH Chapter 11 Homework Antebellum South 1. How was tobacco cultivation changing in the antebellum South, starting in 1820? a. Tobacco markets were unstable as prices were decreasing substantially, and tobacco production was moving westward 2. What was the most important economic development in the Antebellum South? a. The cotton gin 3. The historian who wrote, “The South in the antebellum years grew, but did not develop” meant that: a. The South grew in agricultural production but not commerce or manufacturing 4. Explain the limitations of rice and sugar production in the antebellum South: a. Confined to small sections, long growing seasons and need for massive irrigation 5. During the years 1840 – 1860, the American South’s slave population underwent extensive change, explain: a. Shifted to the southwest 6. What was easily the dominant source of income of the lower South during the first half of the 19th century? a. Cotton(short staple) production 7. What was the predominant type of cotton produced in the antebellum South? a. Short staple 8. Provide four factors that prevented the antebellum South from developing an industrialized economy: a. High profitability of agriculture, particularly short staple cotton

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