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Standardization of goods Shoes, clothes, other goods o Impact on the South Cotton gin made cotton more profitable Long stable cotton, easy to get seeds out Can only be grown on the coast, not as durable Short Stable cotton, no good way to get seeds out but by hand, wasn’t profitable because so slow Eli Whitney’s cotton gin
Tobacco had been profit crop but it destroys the soil Before this point slavery looks like it is going to decline, but with creation of the cotton gin, demand for slaves increases Boom of cotton 1850- 150,000 bails 1859- 4 million bails of cotton exported North is benefitting also thanks to transportation Able to make tons of money off of this Between 1790-1860 start seeing domestic slave trade increase Sugarcane in New Orleans 12 million dollars annually being made in this trade resulted in separation of children from their parents plantation owners selling children of slaves for generations there was no guarantee that you would see your child grow to adulthood because in all likelihood you would be sold separately beautiful teenage women had the highest value The Second Great Awakening o Largely in response to all of the changes going on in the country o Thousands of people going to outdoor revivals o Cane Ridge, Kentucky 1801 Large revival Presbyterian, Methodist ministers wanted to save you, you needed to strive for your own salvation o Church memberships skyrocketed o Burned Over District Right where the Erie Canal was No more people to convert, no more fule to keep the fires burning, everyone’s already converted Rev. Charles Grandison Finney Rev. Lyman Beecher Took this religious saving to object to slavery Joseph Smith and Mormonism Eventually has to move west
Ramifications of the 2 nd Great Awakening 03/16/2015 ° John Humphrey Noyes
Free Love Oneida Community in NY In Burned over district Group marriage- everyone was married to everyone Consent was necessary for men and women Not supposed to get pregnant Practiced eugenics Ultimately fell apart, Noyes accused of statutory rape o After his death fell apart Oneida Company o Silverware o After community fell apart became a company ° Fruitlands Transcendentalists Vegan Lasted 7 months Not that many fruit trees, did not have enough ° The “Benevolent Empire” 1812 American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions 1816 American bible society
1816 American colonization society 1824 American Sunday school union 1825 American tract society 1826 American temperance society 1829 American education society 1832 American home missionary society o women heavily involved in these groups o “age of isms” o people trying to figure out how the world works, how to deal with change in the world ° Abolitionism Growing sense in the North  slavery is immoral Northern states getting rid of states o Massachusetts quick o Other states more gradual o New Jersey 1 slave in 1865 o

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