Sectionalism

Sectionalism - Free blacks were not equal to whites White...

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Sectionalism The North- better transportation, commercial farming, high rate of economic growth The Northeast- produced a wide range of goods Immigration- ocean transportation, famine in Europe, reputation of the US Nativists- feared they would take their jobs Know-Nothing Party The South Slavery, the “peculiar institution” Variety of skilled crafts, fields, house
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Unformatted text preview: Free blacks were not equal to whites White Society Aristocracy of the plantation class (1% of the population) Yeoman, backcountry farmers, supported slavery so as to feel superior to someone The West Indians pushed further & further west Frontier represented a fresh start & opportunity Log cabins- poor farming methods, killed buffalo...
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course HIUS 201 taught by Professor Kett during the Spring '08 term at UVA.

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