The south and the slavery controversy

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    The South and the Slavery Controversy

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  • Eli Whitneys Cotton Gin

    Eli Whitneys Cotton Gin
    It made possible the wide-scale cultivation of a short staple cotton.
    Cotton became a dominant southern crop and the demand for labor was instiable.
  • Slave named Gabriel

    Led an armed insurection in Richmond, Virginia, that was foiled by informers, and its leaders were hanged.
  • Importation

    Congress outlawed slave imports. Legal importation of African slaves into America ended. Price of "black ivory" so high in the tears before civil war that uncounted number of blacks were smuggled into the south.
  • American Colonization Society

    American Colonization Society
    Established for the transporting of black bodies back to africa.
  • Denmark Vesey

    Denmark Vesey
    Led an ill-fated rebellion in Charleston Vesey and more than thirty followers died publicly.
  • Republic of Liberia

    Republic of Liberia
    On west African Coast, was established for former slaves.
  • Nat Turner

    Nat Turner
    Though semiliterate, the visionary black preacher led an uprising that killed about sixty virginians, mostly women and children.
  • William Lloyd Garison

    William Lloyd Garison
    Born 1805 died 1979. On new years day he was responsible for abolitionist attack. Published the liberator.
  • Nullification Crisis

    Nullification Crisis
    Implanted fears into white southern minds, making nightmares of black incendiaries and abolitionist devils. Proslavery whites launched defense saying slavery was good and the Bible supported it.
  • Unchained Slaves

    Unchained Slaves
    American abolotionist took heart when their british counterparts unchained slaves in the West Indies.
  • Anti - Slavery Society

    Anti - Slavery Society
    Abolitionist founded it and with them was Wendell phillips known as " abolitions golden transport" He wore no cotton and ate no cane sugar because they were produced by southern slaves.
  • Theodore Dwight Weld

    Theodore Dwight Weld
    Born 1803 died 1895. He and other students got expelled from Theological Seminary in Cincinnatu, Ohio for organizing an 18 day debate on slavery.
  • New Hampshire Enrollment

    Farmers hitched their oxen to a small school house that dared to enroll fourteen black children and dragged it into a swamp.
  • Destruction of 1835

    Destruction of 1835
    Mob in Charleston, south Carolina looted the post ofiice and burned a pile of abolitionist proproganda. Washington Government oredered southern postmasters to destroy abolitionist material and caleed on southern state officials to arrest postmasters who did not comply.
  • Gag Resolution

    Gag Resolution
    Brought into congress by southerners. Required all antislavery appelas to be tabled without debate. Representative John Quincy Adams waged a successful 8 year debate for its repeal.
  • Fedrick Douglass

    Fedrick Douglass
    Born 1818, died 1895. African - American abolitionist who escaped bondage in 1838 and in 1841 he gave an amazing impromptu speech to abolitionist. In 1845 he published his own book.
  • William T. Johnson

    William T. Johnson
    Master of freedom bondsmen. His diary records that on june 1848 he flogged two slaves and a mule. "Barber of Natchez"
  • Political and Social Leadership

    Political and Social Leadership
    1,733 families owned more than 100 slaves each. They were the ones who basically controlled the political and social leadership of the section and nation.
  • Societys Basement

    In the South there were nearly 4 million black human chattels. Number quadrupled since down of century as booming cotton economy created a seemingly unquenchible demand for labor.
  • Slave owners

    Slave owners
    The amount of non-slave owners went up to 6,120,825 - 3 quarters of the southern whites.
  • Free Slaves

    Free Slaves
    250,000 black slaves free because of emancipation. Many of the free blacks were mulattoes which were people who were the offspring of white white planters and black mistresses.
  • African - Americans

    African - Americans
    All southern slaves became African - Americans beside slaves and created own culture and history.