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APUSH-9-A-2

Southern trade and industry


Resources:

History as Destiny: The Case of New York City
Resource Type: E-Seminar

Relevant interactive tools:
Charleston
Charleston

The Old South
Resource Type: E-Seminar

Relevant pages:
The Cotton Kingdom: The Economics of Cotton
Slave Life and Culture: Varieties of Slave Labor

Relevant interactive tools:
The conditions of life for those slaves who worked in the fields varied according to the kind of plantation or farm they lived on and the crop they were growing.
The conditions of life for those slaves who worked in the fields varied according to the kind of plantation or farm they lived on and the crop they were growing.

The Master-Slave Relationship
Resource Type: Document-Based Question
The recent scholarship on slavery explores the complex relationship between master and slave and re-examines the historical agency of slaves. In reading the slave narratives provided in this DBQ, students can assess how slaves tried to retain their dignity in the worst of circumstances.

Slave–Sale Broadside
Resource Type: Primary Source
A slaveowner advertises his slaves as valuable commodities, identifying each slave.

Letter from a Slaveowner
Resource Type: Primary Source
In this letter, Henry Tayloe, a slaveowner, reveals to his brother the interest of Southern slaveholders in the institution of slavery.

Ran Away
Resource Type: Primary Source
This broadside promised a reward for the return of a fugitive slave.

Slaves Picking Cotton
Resource Type: Primary Source
In this illustration, slaves are shown picking cotton while overseers watch from horseback.


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