This was resolved with each slave being counted as 3/5 of a free person. 3. The invention of the cotton gin made southern states more dependent on slavery because the production of this crop increased by so much and they needed someone to pick it. 4. If the existence of slavery in the South was not the major factor that led to the Civil War, the issue that did lead the South to choosing to secede from the union was whether new states would have slavery or not.
10. The Underground Railroad was an underground system that helped slaves escape from the south into the North as a freed American. Harriet Tubman helped man the Underground Railroad. 11. South Carolina threatened to secede because of the aftermath of the Tariff of Abominations; it shrunk English demand for southern raw cotton and increased the final cost of finished goods to American buyers.
Anti-Black Attitudes after Slavery It would be great to say that once slavery was eradicated everyone became seen as an equal, but that would be a lie. The notion that blacks were inferior to whites has been so deeply rooted in people’s minds and every day lives that even after slavery, it sprouted in new mediums. Across Latin America, the Caribbean, and the United States, new forms of segregation grew from the ashes of the old. With discrimination, laws like Jim Crow, and mass incarceration, the fight for freedom had just begun. It Latin America, Haiti had the unique position of being the first independent Black Country.
By 1819 new states were all being added as slave states. Missouri in 1821 which was not part of the original N.W and S.W ordinance was a new slave state. Planters thanks to Eli Whitney, were now able to grow different types of cotton that was better suited for the internal lands of the U.S. Northern states were worried about the increasing slave states because it meant that there was a growing southern power in the house of Reperesentves. In 1821 Missouri was admitted into the union in 1820 because of the Missouri compromise. This meant for the admission of Main as a free state.
WHAP Chapter 24 Study Guide 1. Internal pressures in Africa between 1750 and 1870 resulted in the creation of ___________________________. 2. The Nguni peoples of southeastern Africa traditionally had pursued a life based on __________________ and _______________________. 3.
After the failure of the Stamps Act, Parliament tried taxing other British imports such as sugar, in the Sugar Act, and tea, leading to the Boston Tea Party. In addition to the new taxes Britain was prohibiting new settlements in the west due to the possibilities of conflicts after the war (The Coming Independence,
The british, in response to the smuggling, set up a court without a jury present and the presumption was that the colonists were guilty. This caused widespread protest throughout the colonies. The following year the Currency Act of 1764 was enacted by the British Parliament, which extended the currency act of 1751 restricting the printing of paper money by the colonies of New England. The Act limited
Some of which include the Sugar Act of 1764, Stamp Act of 1765, Quartering Act of 1765 and the Intolerable Act of 1774. The Intolerable Act put taxes on imported goods, this causing the greatest decline on British imports. The Colonists began to boycott goods and stand up for their rights. In a letter written by George Washington to Bryan Fairfax, Washington states that asking Britain to reduce taxes was wrong. Washington says that it would be asking for a favor to reduce taxes and than not claiming a right.
Slaves can gain freedom if they worked out their term of being an indentured servant. But because African servants have dark skin the colony soon see black only as slaves, so it became a custom for the white colonials to have slaves. They were first brought to the colonies for planter’s plantation manual labor. As the staple crops in the colonies commercial markets increased so did
However, the debate about the validity of slavery grew swelled in the decade before the Revolution as resistance leaders increasingly compared the colonies’ relationship with Britain to that between slaves and a master. • The Declaration of Independence’s broad assertion of natural rights and human equality spurred a more general attack on the institution of slavery. Northern states like Vermont and Massachusetts were lead by the Quakers’ example, who aimed mainly to abolish slaveholding within their own ranks, to abolish slavery within their own