Unformatted text preview: slave trade took off. 13. Explain the impact that slavery had on industrialization.-The union of slavery and cotton that central to the South’s prosperity impeded industrialization and left the region dependent on a one-crop agriculture and on the North for capital and marketing. 14. Summarize at least three of the proslavery arguments -Slavery was profitable, Slaves were better off than northern wage laborers. Blacks were a less evolved species and Whites were doing them a favor helping them ease into society. . 15. How did the South become a "closed society?" Essay topic: Describe slavery in the South. Evaluate the impact of slavery on the economic and social systems of the South. How did slaves resist slavery? How did the South's reliance on a slave labor system restrict its ability to diversify its economy? How did Southerners attempt to justify slavery? 1...
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- Fall '08
- US History, Slavery in the United States, internal slave trade, Old South., South. -Yeoman farmers