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The South Ch. 13

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Cotton Gin
a machine that removes seeds from short-staple cotton
Planters
large-scale farmers who held more than 20 slaves
Cotton Belt
high area of cotton production
Factors
crop brokers
Tredegar Iron Works
in Richmond, Virginia-one of the most productive iron works in the nation
Yeomen
owners of small farms
Folktales
stories with a moral
Spirituals
emotional Christian songs that blended African and European music
Nat Turner's Rebellion
the most violent slave revolt in the United States occurred in 1831