the 1793 invention that significantly changed the economic structure of the South.
below the most wretched whites in the social scale of 1860 were about 250,000 _______________, several thousand of whom owned a slave or two.
this leading abolitionist wrote American Slavery As It Is. He was a passionate soul whose conscience had been deeply aroused by the Second Great Awakening.
the leader of the armed slave insurrection in Richmond in 1800.
the freed black woman of New York of the mid-1800s who, though illiterate, was eloquent in her fight for black emancipation and women's rights.
the term used to describe the power and dominance that the South had over other parts of the world due to its production.
the 1836 House of Representatives action which required all petitions and appeals from anti-slavery reformers to be tabled.
the nickname for soil exhaustion as practiced by cotton farmers' excessive cultivation of the land.
the black preacher who led an 1831 slave uprising in Virginia in which 60 whites (mainly women and children) were killed.
in the pre-Civil War South, the independent small farmers who lived in the Appalachian valleys, clinging to their English heritage, were referred to as _________ whites.
the name for the southern economy in the mid-1800s which depended on other for food and manufactured goods and which was at the mercy of world conditions for cotton prices.
this Garrison associate of pre-Civil War fame was a Boston patrician and renowned orator who came to be known as "Abolition's Golden Trumpet."
the eloquent ex-slave and abolitionist who suffered frequent mobbings by northern rowdies and was known to say that slave holders forfeit their right to life.
in the pre-Civil War South, the often listless, shiftless, and misshapen whites usually suffering from malnutrition were referred to as _______ whites.
Sir Walter Scott
this 19th century British novelist was a favorite author of the southern aristocrat with his writings about castles, manors, jousting, and other aspects of medieval life.
this abolitionist newspaper, published in Boston, opened a 30-year verbal war against slavery beginning in 1831.
the anti-slavery political movement of the mid-1800s that, while not for abolition, was for preventing the extension of slavery to any new territory.
in 1850 only 1,733 southern white families owned more than 100 slaves each. This select group provided the cream of the political and social leadership of the section and nation. Bailey describes them as the ___________ aristocracy.
William Lloyd Garrison
he was the most conspicuous and most hated of the abolitionists. He favored northern secession from the South and managed to antagonize both North and South with his intemperate language.
Nat Turner's Insurrection
the 1831 event that helped silence the voice of white southern abolitionism and sent a wave of hysteria over the white cotton fields.
Elijah P. Lovejoy
the abolitionist preacher who not only attacked slavery but also impugned the chastity of Catholic women. This man had his printing press destroyed four times before being killed by a mob in 1837.
Bailey refers to the inhumanity and victims of this "peculiar institution."
the free black who led a slave rebellion in Charleston in 1822.
the free black follower of William Lloyd Garrison who advocated a bloody end to white supremacy in 1829 in his Appeal to the Colored Citizens of the World.
the country established on the west coast of Africa as a place for ex-slaves to live.