The Arguments of Social Acceptance of Slavery in the South: the Influences of Slave Culture on Essay

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The Arguments of Social Acceptance of Slavery in the South: The Influences of Slave Culture on Southern Culture The United States, throughout its turbulent, but tempestuously significant history, has always attempted to foster worldviews that presume a humane and natural construct for a given action; regardless of the actions impact or acceptance in its morality for humanity. This idealism has never been more realized, as it has in the constructs that articulated the “natural” worldview of the institution of slavery by the South in the mid-1800’s. Social acceptance of the institution of slavery by the south in the 1800’s gave in to an iniquitous way of thinking that was fostered as acceptable through a shifting religious worldview, created out of a social construct in cultural pacification, and relegated by economic need in sustainability for the South’s cash crops. In the following essay, the argument of the institution of social acceptance of slavery in the South will be discussed to introduce a shifting cultures’ premise for facilitating immorality that was perceived by the South as the composition of solid morals. However, through this examination, the southern worldview of the institution of slavery will also develop into a shift of the southern culture by their own created institution of slavery, which in turn will leave the South with much more than their antiquity and shifted religious worldviews for economic need, and, instead, a cultural transformation that will overshadow the history of the institution of the slavery composition forever. The Slavery Institution of the South: It’s “Proslavery Argument” The South, unlike the North, was not a bustle of concentrated commerce and vast population in the mid 1800’s. Instead, the South was an agricultural region that relied on few cash crops, but one in particular, cotton, with two distinct ethnicities as

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