But this didnt work in 1829 andrew jackson is elected

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But this didn’t work. In 1829, Andrew Jackson is elected (another slave owner)- but he spent a good deal of his life as an Indian fighter and didn’t care about Native Americans and wanted to push as far west as possible. He said “well that’s what supreme court said0 let them enforce it”. He made congress pass the Indian Removal Act in 1830s. Native populations would give up land east of Mississippi river in return for land west of Mississippi river. This act divided Indian tribes btwn those that wanted to give in and those that didn’t. This lead to second seminal war - longest war in US history until the Vietnam war. There are important migration patterns. African American slaves were starting to become just African Americans and reproduce naturally and create families but cotton boom changed this. Look at chart given out—almost 100,000 slaves exported from Chesapeake states. Between 1790 and 1820, almost a quarter of a million slaves. Slaves taken from Chesapeake to Mississippi, Louisiana, Alabama and Arkansas. They tended to take down young male slaves. Interstate slave trade—this is thriving and having catastrophic effects on the slave population. Now they can’t keep their families together. Whether or not slaves were sold or simply taken by owners, the consequences for slave communities were enormous. Communities had to be rebuilt. Slave Forced Migration 1820- 1860 : 60% of slaves moving to deep south by sale. Slaves in Chesapeake has 30% change of being sold. One third of slave marriages broken by sale. By 1820s, we have new states becoming part of union where slavery is legal. Territory of US has expanded a lot and white settlers are pouring in. This is how the cotton kingdom was made. 10/7/15 Masters and Slaves I. The construction of Slavery II. Cultural Heritage III. The Slaves’ Redefinition
MIDTERM : 3/5 terms then essay Relationship between masters and slaves - how is it possible for a small number of people to enforce the subordination of a large number of people? Slavery in the US takes shape in relationship to the development of commercial agriculture on plantations or farms- that’s how people can afford to buy slaves. BY the time of the civil war, planter class are the richest people in the country. So slavery is not only important in enriching them but was central to economic growth of entire country. Slave plantations are part of an emerging capitalist world. But capitalism is not just about circulation and exchange of goods and development of financial instruments, its also about the exchange of labor. Labor is exchanged in a way that employers buy it from people that become employees. Employer sells part of himself- part=his labor. This is contract of how much they will work and be paid etc. Slavery, however, isn’t like this. Its about the exchange of goods but there is no labor market in the same way because employer doesn’t buy labor, they buy the slave! There is no contract between a slave owner and slave, there are only contracts between one

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