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Short Staple cotton
A hardier and coarser strain of cotton that could grow in variety of climates and soils. It was harder to process than long-staple because the seeds were hard to remove from the fiber. The cotton gin quickly solved this problem.
A magazine advocating southern commercial and agriculteral expansion.lasted from 1846 to 1880.
image in the South represented the pinnacle of white southern manhood. It became synonymous with slaveholders.
the wealthy plantation owners with many slaves stood at the head of society determining the political, economical, and social aspects of society; they were the face of the south
Cult of honor
Importance of southern white male to keep their dignity, authority and manhood and often times avenging insults was a social necessity and the gentlemen's obligation especially insults towards southern ladies.
A euphemism for slavery and the economic ramifications of it in the American South. The term aimed to explain away the seeming contradiction of legalized slavery in a country whose Declaration of Independence states that "all men are created equal". It was one of the key causes of the Civil War.
only on tobacco, sugar, and cotton plantation. was the splitting of slaves into groups and the directed by a driver and compelled to work for as long as the overseer considered reasonable workday.
Nat Turner Rebellion
A rebellion led by Nat Turner in Virginia in 1831. , Rebellion in which Nat Turner led a group of slaves through virginia in an unsuccessful attempt to overthrow and kill planter families.
most slaves became Christians, either Baptist or Methodist. but they fused elements of African and Western traditions and make their own interpretations in secret.
simple common language, it retained some African words, but it drew primarily, if selectively from English. also considered slave language.
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