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With the introduction of the cotton gin , new life was breathed into American
slavery . The gin permitted an enormous expansion of cotton agriculture ;
coupled with the seemingly insatiable demand of British textile manufacturers ,
the need for ...
What made the transition from rice , indigo , or tobacco farming to cotton farming
so easy ? 5. What role did New England merchants play in this movement toward
cotton agriculture ? 6. How did the Southern states respond to the news of slave ...
Rooted in agrarianism and the expansion of its staples ( cotton , rice , tobacco ,
and sugar cane ) , southern society was led by the wealthy planter class .
Comprising less than two percent of the white families , planters nevertheless
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From Slavery to Freedom a history of African Americans actually starts earlier than slavery times beginning with a brief overview of some of the kingdoms and cultures of Africa and a general ... Read full review
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Very biased. Simply tells the story from a Liberal perspective, celebrating only Liberal Blacks and Liberal Whites. Fails to mention Republicans voted for VRA of 1964 and VRA of 1965 in greater ... Read full review
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From Slavery to Freedom: A History of African Americans, Volume 1
John Hope Franklin,Alfred A. Moss
No preview available - 1997