7-23-2007 - 7/23/2007 Lunsford Lane born on May 30, 1803...

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7/23/2007 Lunsford Lane born on May 30, 1803 Father helped start first business Learned techniques from father 1863 – steward at hospital Only child – enslaved to Sherwood haywood Was able to save up money to buy his friend He was a domestic slave not a field working Sold many of his own pipes/smoking tobacco without master’s presence Edward and Lunsford lane Married Martha curtis in 1828 Had 8 children Believed in gospel/Christianity Brought freedom for $1000 1841 – lane was forced to leave 1842 – returned to Reliegh, South Carolina to free his family Lane was arrested Smuggled to Philidelphia Free at 1841 Lectured in churches about abolitionists movements 1803 – 1865 Cotton gin Peak of slavery Louisiana purchase Missouri compromise Black laws Trail of tears Civil war Fugitive slave act Lincoln elected president Atlantic slave trade Speak of slavery from atlantic to texas Removal of American Indians in 1830 Slave population growth 55% cultivated cotton 10% tobacco 10% rice,sugar,hemp
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This note was uploaded on 06/20/2011 for the course WRT 102 taught by Professor Frost during the Spring '08 term at SUNY Stony Brook.

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