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All of the following were weaknesses of the slave plantation system except that
its land continued to remain in the hands of the small farmers
By 1860, slaves were concentrated in the black belt located in the
Deep South states of Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, and Louisiana
By 1860, life for slaves was most difficult in the
newer states of Alabama, Mississippi and Louisiana
Slaves fought the system of slavery in all of the following ways except by
refusing to get an education
The idea of transporting blacks back to Africa was
the result of the widespread loathing of blacks in America
In arguing for the continuation of slavery after 1830, southerners
placed themselves in opposition to much of the rest of the Western world
Those in the North who opposed the abolitionists believed that these opponents of slavery
were creating disorder in America
Cotton became important to the prosperity of the North as well as the South because
northern merchants handled the shipping of southern cotton, and cotton accounted for about half the value of all United States exports after 1840
Before the Civil War, free blacks
were often the mulatto offspring of white fathers and black mothers, were often forbidden basic civil rights, were disliked in the North and South
regarded primarily as financial investments by their owners, the primary form of wealth in the South, and profitable for their owners
The slave culture was characterized by
a hybrid religion of Christian and African elements, widespread illiteracy among slaves, and subtle forms of resistance to slavery
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