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WHITE SOUTH I. Geographical diversity, economic diversity of “South” A. Upper South, Lower South B. Mountain South, II. Social Structure A. Slave owners (1/3 to ¼ of all whites) 1. Elite planters -- 30+ slaves 2. “Gentry” – 10-30 slaves 3. Farmers -- < 10 slaves B. Urban slave owners C. Non-slave owners 1. Small farmers, typical of mountain areas
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Unformatted text preview: 2. Urban workers: artisans, wage workers 3. Poor White Trash, Po Buckra, Dirt-eaters, etc. III. Life Styles A. Honor (all classes) B. Duel (upper classes); knock-down-drag-out fight (lower classes) C. Southern Belle (upper classes) D. Evangelical religion (all classes) IV. Why did 1/3 dominate 2/3?...
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This note was uploaded on 12/09/2009 for the course HIS 265 taught by Professor N/a during the Spring '08 term at SUNY Stony Brook.

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