AFS 6-10 - AF.S.FinalsStudySheet Venture smith- A slave who...

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AF.S. Finals Study Sheet Venture smith - A slave who escaped with an Irish to Mississippi to have freedom - wrote about his capture and ordeal Missouri Compromise(1820) - permitted Missouri to become a slave state if Maine is entered as a free state ,And banned slavery north of 36-30 North West Ordinance- applied to the region north of the Ohio River valley -no slaves above Ohio River valley -Provided for the orderly sale of land, support for public education, territorial government, and eventual formation of new states - Ohio River Valley - Excluded slaves north of the Ohio river valley -Missouri River - Luis and Clark used the river to explore the Louisiana Purchase. -Mississippi River - Natural Boundary Solomon Northrop -Wrote twelve years a slave in which it describes his experience as a slave -Violinist who was kidnapped, although he was free he was beaten to confess he was a run a Way slave. Trail of Tears -Andrew Jackson ordered the U.S. Army to remove the Cherokees, chicksaw, creeks and Seminoles from their home land to the west of Mississippi. Phillis Wheatly - wrote poems and became the first woman to have work published -Advocate for john locks ideas Sugar -Mainly grown in Louisiana along the Mississppi River -Commercialized during the 1790’s Cotton Gin - Invented by Eli Whitney Cotton- “KING CROP” Most important staple crop -Counted for 50% of exports -Helped with westward expansion -Grown on the island of S. Carolina and Georgia, Alabama
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Hemp- Kentucky, Mississippi Corn (Native Americans) - Missouri, Arkansas Tobacco - Jamestown Virginia Rye- Kentucky Lumber- Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, Virginia, Coal- Kentucky Iron Steel - Virginia, Tennessee Skilled Slaves -More of an elite slave than a house slave -Usually a Black smith, carpenter, Machinery **Had a taste of freedom because they had to travel to obtain tools Urban Slaves- When they were not working for their masters they made money on their own. -Domestics, Waiters, artisans, or general labors Industrial slaves -Naval Industries- Manufacturing tar, turpentine -Salt workers- Produced salt to preserve meat -Had most opportunities to advance themselves, often paid cash incentives Mid-Wife/Medical Slaves -Weighed medicine -Took care of the sick -Delivers babies -Taught other slaves the skill -Hired out to cities -skill made up for their age Slave revolts - Often brook tools, injured mules and horses which forced the master to improve living conditions Lunsford Lane - A domestic slave who sold peaches with his father to make money -Loved money and wanted to buy his family out of freedom so he decided to grow tobacco -His came up with a tobacco with a pleasant flavor and sold it with pipes and soon bought Himself and his family out of freedom. Embargo
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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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AFS 6-10 - AF.S.FinalsStudySheet Venture smith- A slave who...

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