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Commercial agriculture


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The Old South
Resource Type: E-Seminar

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The Cotton Kingdom: The Economics of Cotton

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In the nineteenth century, slavery spread rapidly throughout the South, crossed the Mississippi River into Texas and Arkansas, and began to concentrate in the richest cotton-growing regions. An internal slave trade developed to supply slaves to the expanding Cotton Kingdom of the Deep South.
In the nineteenth century, slavery spread rapidly throughout the South, crossed the Mississippi River into Texas and Arkansas, and began to concentrate in the richest cotton-growing regions. An internal slave trade developed to supply slaves to the expanding Cotton Kingdom of the Deep South.

The Cotton Kingdom: The Economics of Cotton
Resource Type: Primary Source
Bales of cotton on the docks of Charleston, South Carolina, ready for shipping to textile mills of New England, Britain, or other countries.


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