The North The South The Slave Question Analysis

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There was many contractions and conflicts between the North and the South for a long period. Due to the different geographical conditions, the North depended on the trade and industries for living. On the other hand, the South heavily relied on agriculture and it needed more slaves to have enough manpower. As the result, the slavery began declined in the North; however, South maintained the slavery for the huge demand of the agriculture labor and slavery population rapidly increased in the South, which completely different from North. In the article, “The North- The South- The Slave Questions”, J.R. Burden discussed the struggle of slavery between the North and the South and claimed that many tensions between the North and the South that were …show more content…
Abolition movement was one of most significant movement in the American history and played an important role in the struggle between the North and the South. The northerners advocated that the slavery should be eliminated; however, the southerners had large demand on the slavery for the plantation, especially during the rise of cotton kingdom, and they had a different view of slavery. T.R. Sullivan, who against the Immediate Abolition and claimed that the abolition movement might cause a bad outcome that even might impact to the government. He states, “If the Immediate Abolitionists go on till the passions of the North and South are brought into collision…they will responsible for the consequences…” (401). Sullivan discussed about the conflict of Immediate Abolition, which was Northerners has looking for, might not play out as well as Northerners expected to. Moreover, it might increase the tension between the North and …show more content…
In the article, E. states, “Again, as Christians, we are entrusted with a set of principles, which go to abolish such crimes, and are commanded by the Redeemer of the world to promulgate them” (40). The author claimed that they should abolish the slavery as what God asked them to do and no matter what anything. But this belief certainly against to conclusion of Burden and Sullivan, which both believed about bad consequence in abolitionism. Since people had different views about the abolitionism and they could not guarantee the definitely good outcome as result of eliminated slavery, the tensions still increased and slavery issue still not get

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