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Describes and translates the period of the Civil warfare, its occasions, and subject matters with viewpoints, definitions, record issues, chronologies, sidebars, and data.

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Another factor in how slaves were treated was the temperament (behavior) of the master they served. Since slaves were valuable, slaveholdSlavery and the American South 7 Thomas Jefferson, the Slaveowner Who Wrote the Declaration of Independence Thomas Jefferson is one of the most famous figures in American history. He was a brilliant man who served his country remarkably well in many important capacities—including an eight-year stint (1801–9) as the United States’ third president. He also wrote America’s Declaration of Independence, which explains the nation’s democratic ideals and values and continues to be hailed as its most important document.

Then he would make me squat down. Then he would run a stick through behind my knees and in front of my elbows. My knee was up against my chest. My hands was tied to- a result, the size of the white population in the South did not change very much, even as the number of enslaved blacks continued to rise. The economic situation in the North was far different. ” The Industrial Revolution was a term used to describe a period of major social and economic changes that took place around the world. During this period, amazing 12 American Civil War: Almanac gether just in front of my shins.

Two different economies The South’s growing dependence on cotton and slave labor during the first half of the nineteenth century eventually affected all aspects of Southern life. With each passing year, the production of cotton and other crops became ever more vital to the economic well-being of Southern states. As a result, a large percentage of Slave rebellion leader Nat Turner. ) the region’s population continued to live in rural areas, and few cities of any great size developed. Some factories eventually appeared on Southern soil, and a small number of railroads, canals, and roads were in place by mid-century, but agriculture remained the cornerstone of Southern wealth.

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