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Unformatted text preview: Educational opportunities were available only to the whites and mostly white men. Also, public schools were quite rare. Southerners passed their leisure time in dancing, playing games, and conversing, mostly on subjects such as money, women, clothing, and horses(gossip). Most people paid no care to politics. During the 1800s, most transportation in the south consisted of locomotives and steam engines. There were also horse carriages and of course, walking. Southern goods such as cotton were transported in keelboats, ships, schooners, and brigs. Most transportation took place on natural Waterways such as rivers, streams, oceans, and seas. However, trains, locomotives, wagons, and steam engines transported and delivered some of the goods....
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This note was uploaded on 03/22/2011 for the course DAS 152 taught by Professor Powers during the Spring '11 term at Moorpark College.
- Spring '11