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14 Cards in this Set

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crop brokers who managed the trade between southern planters and their customs
wealthy farmers with large plantations
oral stories that often provide a moral lesson
emotional Christian songs sung by slaves in the South that mixed African and European elements and usually expressed slaves' religious beliefs
a slave from Virginia that beleived that God had called on him to end slavery
Nat Turner
What other industries contributed to Southern economy?
rope,lumber,sugarcane and iron industries
Compare life of souuthern planters to life of yeomen farmers.
yeomen: owners of small farms,few slaves or none,had few material comforts,worked long days at many tasks
Descibe the daily life and work of a slave living in the South.
majority of them worked in fields,all hands worked on the same task at the same time,some worked as butlers,cooks, or nurses and worked long hours,recieved poor clothing and shelter and get their own food, most important unit was family and religion played a big part in their lives
device invented by Eli Whitney in 1793 to separate cotton plats' fibers from the seeds; revolutionized the cotton industry
cotton gin
use of scientific techniques to improve cotton crop production
scientific agriculture
large iron factory that operated in Richmond,Virginia, in the early to mid-1800s
Tredegar Iron Works
period of great learning that began in the 1600s as European scientists, mathematicians,and astronomers looked for explanations about how the universe worked
Scientific Revolution
region stretching from Georgia to east Texas where most of U.S. cotton was produced during the mid-1800s
cotton belt
small landowning farmers (also ranchers)