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The end of slavery in most Latin American nations involved gradual emancipation accompanied by who?
recognition of owners' legal rights to slave property.
True or false, Several Upper South states did not join the Confederacy at the time of the Civil War.
By the late 1830s, the South's proslavery argument:
claimed that slavery was essential to human economic and cultural progress.
After an 1831 slave rebellion, which state's legislature debated, but did not approve, a plan for gradual emancipation of slaves in that state?
What was the name of the vibrant community of former slaves freed by Virginian Richard Randolph?
The internal slave trade in the United States involved the movement of hundreds of thousands of enslaved persons from:
older states like Virginia to the Lower South.
The plantation masters had many means to maintain order among their slaves. According to the text, what was the most powerful weapon the plantation masters had?
the threat of sale
Which statement about Nat Turner's Rebellion is true?
Many southern whites were in a panic after the rebellion.
True or false, The South produced nearly two-fifths of the nation's manufactured goods, especially cotton textiles.
John C. Calhoun and George Fitzhugh:
agreed that slavery was not a necessary evil but something actually positive and good.
From 1840 to 1860, the price of a "prime field hand":
rose about 80 percent, which made it harder for southern whites to enter the slaveholding class.
Why did southern slaves live in better conditions by the mid-nineteenth century than those in the Caribbean and South America?
The rising value of slaves made it profitable for slaveowners to take better care of them.
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