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Unformatted text preview: for good while the North saw it as the greatest form of evil. These different perspectives over slavery came from different social, political, and economical views concerning the respective nations. Economically, the North relied on wage workers in their industrialized factories, while the South relied on slave labor to sustain their Cotton Kingdom. Socially, the South believed that the bible itself justified the ideal of slavery as something good, while the North believed that idea of putting people down as slaves was a sinful act. Politically, both the North and the South wanted states that followed their cause, whether it be free or slave states....
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- Spring '12