The Confederate States of America had an agrarian-based economy that relied
heavily on ... After losing control of its main rivers and ports, it had to depend on a
weak ... The harvests were fairly ...
How did the South's industry and economy differ from the industry and economy
of the North? How did ... In colonial times, the main crops of the South were…
The cotton plantations of the Old South were the lineal descendents of the sugar
... did a permanent sugar-plantation economy reach the North American
mainland in the ... owners grew increasingly dependent on African slaves as their
source of labor. ... Because rice crops needed constant irrigation, they could only
The agricultural South was dependent on cotton production and the economic
and political elite there feared that as more new states entered the union they ...
Crops were planted on a large scale with usually just one major plant ... crude
wooden cabins consisting of one or two rooms, often with a dirt floor, in the slave
... Southern Plantations Economy - Types of Plantations in the Colonial South ....
When the indigo plants were in bloom, they were cut and put in large tubs to soak
ii)Decline of tobacco in upper South led not to industrialization but growing of ...
sectors mainly served needs of plantation economy- brokers who marketed crops
, acted ... iv)After struggling to reach their position in society they were
determined to ... solitary farm life w/ no access to “public world” led to main role
Whitney found himself in the midst of an active agricultural economy. Tobacco,
rice, and sugar were vital crops, and cotton cultivation was ... A stable slave
culture was in place in the south, providing labor for southern ... The motto of
Southerners became “Cotton is King,” and they were happy to serve .... Guest • 2
As they looked for the keys to American growth in the nineteenth century, these ...
By itself, the South's economic investment in slavery could easily explain the ....
More than two-thirds of all urban counties were in the Northeast and West; those
.... found themselves in need of local banking services for financing their crops.
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Virginia and Maryland) ... Even on plantations, however, they worked in other
capacities. ... But the American financial and shipping industries were also
dependent on ...
At home its social and economic institutions rested upon cotton; abroad its
diplomacy ... States to form the Confederate States of America in 1861, they used
cotton to ... Before the American Civil War, cotton produced in the American
South had ... Southern states had exported bumper crops throughout the late
1850s and in ...