Lecture-26-SlaveryandSlaveCulture

Lecture-26-SlaveryandSlaveCulture - b) Cotton-Growing...

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Slavery and Slave Culture Lecture Outline 1. Western Expansion and the Expansion of Slave Culture a) Invention of Cotton Gin b) Growth of “King Cotton” Economy c) Slavery and “King Cotton” 2. Slave Sales and the Profitability of Slavery 3. Class Differences Among Whites and Slave Distribution 4. Varieties of Slavery 5. Slave Life 6. Slave Culture: Adoption and Adaptation
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Western Expansion and the Growth of American Agriculture 1. 1810: 1/7 th live west of Appalachians 2. 1840: 1/3 rd 3. Ohio (1803), Louisiana (1812), Indiana (1816), Mississippi (1817), Illinois (1818), Alabama (1819), Missouri (1821)
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The Growth of “King Cotton” 1. Cotton Culture to 1793 2. Eli Whitney and the Cotton Gin 3. The Growth of Cotton Cultivation and Cotton Culture a) Cotton Production
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Unformatted text preview: b) Cotton-Growing States c) Slaves and Cotton Production “King Cotton” and Slavery “King Cotton” and the Growth of Slavery Slave Distribution Among Whites 1. Slaveholding Population 2. The Planter Class a) 10-20 b)50 or more: 10,000 c) 100 or more: 3,000 Varieties of Slavery and Slave Experiences 1. Life on the Small Farm a) Supervision b)No Labor Specialization 2. Medium Sized Farms a) Specialization b)Supervision 3. The Issue of Privacy Plantation Life 1. Specialization 2. Supervision 3. Divisions within the Slave Community Slave Life: Housing and Subsistence Slave Culture 1. Personal Life 2. Family Life 3. Religious Life 4. Cultural Life 5. The Adaptive Nature of African-American Culture Slavery as a Way of Life...
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Lecture-26-SlaveryandSlaveCulture - b) Cotton-Growing...

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