SlaveryintheSouth

SlaveryintheSouth - Slavery in the South, 1800-1860: Slave...

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Slavery in the South, 1800-1860: Slave population – has increased, doubled, tripled, NATURAL BIRTH RATES, most slaves are born by parents who want to have children. People inherently want to be parents. Most did it willingly, most children are born because men and women are told/forced to have children once slave trade is outlawed. African Slave Trade – ended and is illegal, US has outlawed their importation in 1808. Now it has gone underground and smuggling, trafficking, etc. 1810 many slave women are pregnant. This is cheaper to “grow” your own slaves. ASSEMBLY LINE, warehouse the biggest, best were selected to impregnate many slave women. Geographic expansion – expanding west, almost no slaves expanding north, limited land availablility in north, thus WEST is where they go to. Domestic slave trade Population concentration – DEEP SOUTH mostly concentrated. Slaves are unevenly spread out. States don’t have the same number of slaves. Slave treatment based on violence and
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