histry notes 9-7 - Agriculture Cotton production increased...

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The new south Post civil war introspection What went wrong? The answer- industrialize Southern Boosterism Urban middle class promoters-Joel Chandler Harris Southern advantages o Low Wages o Mild Climate o Proximity to raw Materials o Willing work force Areas of Industrialization Railroads-expansion-northern capital Textiles o Biggest industrial success o Used entire families o Concentrated in Piedmont region of Carolinas o White labor force o Coca cola- created by Atlanta druggist as medicine, Vicksburg pharmacy puts in bottles New industries James Duke-cigarette rolling machine Steel in Birmingham Virgin forests cut for timber
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Unformatted text preview: Agriculture Cotton production increased prices fell Share cropping o Furnish o Crop liens o Capital from north o Boll weevils o New crops Race Slavery seen as inefficient White supremacy still desired Jim crow laws- plessy vs fergusson Voter discrimination Racial caste system prevented full societal development National opprobrium over race Success or failure Some success in industry South continued to grow, but continued to lag behind north North was a moving target South lacked capital and prestige South as an economic colony...
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