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17 Cards in this Set

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identify cash crops in Tidewater and Lower South
Tidewater: tobacco
Lower South: rice,indigo,lots of wet crops
Describe social hierarchy in rural South
-owners of slaves/plantation
-whites that dont own plantation or slaves
How long did slavery last in the Unites States in total?
List goods traded between 3 points of the triangle
-Europe to Africa: guns, manufactured goods
-Africa to Americas: slaves
-Americas to Europe:sugar,rum
Define "Middle Passage"
the passage where 12-1500 people were taken and forced into slavery
Describe the treatment on ships
-Ships: packed slaves tightly, people at bottom put in risk of bacteria, bring them to deck to wash every once in a while, would have them excercise to get them in shape by forcing them to dance, would get whipped if didn't obey
Describe the treatment at auction
slaves were auctioned off as property not as people, person would have to be stripped down, auctioneer would tell people about them, people would come up and grab them and examine them, bidding war could start over a slave
identify the 3 major slave trading nations and the 2 major destinations to which slaves were shipped
3 major ST nations: Portugal, France, and Great Britain
2 major destinations: Carribean and Portugal
list the hierarchy of jobs held by slaves
Explain the role of slave patrols and the pass system
slave patrols protected the wealthy and were paid for by tax dollars
give examples of treatment of slaves and behavior/justification of owners from reading and roots
treatment- harsh white men beat slave women, separated mother from child, being whipped, didnt know age, name calling
Justification: learn whats right, punsihment, disobeying, feeling need to, not doing something right
3 examples for slave resistance
nonviolent, escape, rebellion
understadn the pros and cons for each approach for slave resistance
-nonviolent: were silent and couldnt be easily caught, but slaves create a character flaw of themselves
-Rebellion: got point across, but it could easily be stopped
-Escape: kinda easy, but if caught there would be severe punishments
four major revolts
New York Slave Revolt: 1712
Stono Rebellion: 1739
Gabriel's Rebellion: 1800
Nat Turner's Rebellion: 1831
describe how slaves adapted or developed their culture in each of the 4 areas of slave culture
-FAMILY:not recognizing slave marriages, brought over traditions from Africa, passed on belief/values to children, women had to assume authority of both parents
LANGUAGE: creole(mixtures of language), simplified colonial language, Gullah developed in South Carolina
RELIGION: animism( belief that natural phenomena were animated by spirts, islam, christianity
MUSIC: spiritual, gospel, blues (delta and chicago), Jazz, Rock n Roll, R&B, Soul
Know role of colonization "The Liberator", rebellion, and political parties in Abolition
Liberator- voice of abolition founded by William Lloyd Garrison from 1829-1865 promoted anti slavery groups.
Rebellion between antislavery groups,
Political Parties: Radicals, Moderates
importance of cotton gin on the growth of slavery
makes cotton more productive
is a machine so it goes faster