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 ...
A stable slave culture was in place in the south, providing labor for southern
plantations. ... The motto of Southerners became “Cotton is King,” and they were
happy to ... Since England was so dependent on the south's cotton and the
north's ... from cotton were willing to disregard the indications that a one-crop
New technologies showing America's emerging industrial greatness were ... In
1860, the South was still predominantly agricultural, highly dependent ... But
while the southern states produced two-thirds of the world's supply of cotton, the
South ... the South with the diplomatic and military assistance they needed for
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Page 1 Page 2 of 2 ... This shift of the slave economy from the upper South (
Virginia and Maryland) ... Even on plantations, however, they worked in other
capacities. ... But the American financial and shipping industries were also
dependent on ...
Cotton was 'king' in the plantation economy of the Deep South. ... twelve times the
value of the entire U.S. cotton crop and forty-eight times the ... One-fifth of Britain's
twenty-two million people were directly or indirectly involved with cotton textiles.”
... England's economy, so fundamentally dependent upon the tex...
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
Skip to main content. Home ... Above all, cotton was the primary crop throughout
the South, with the growing cotton region ... Their plantations depended on
increased production of export crops on increasingly tired soil. ... Purchasing
records demonstrate how plantations varied in the extent to which they were self-
The economy of the Chesapeake Bay region has always been tied to the ...
Virginia has had "cash-crop" agriculture, with a heavy commitment to tobacco as
its main crop. ... to Europe after their colonization of the Caribbean and South
America. ... in colonial society, they were indebting themselves to the English
Describe the economic and political effects of Eli Whitney's cotton gin. Key Points
... War, the southern states were providing two-thirds of the world's supply of
cotton. ... Cotton plantations depended on slave labor, and as a result of the
boom in ... in the South continued to grow Chesapeake tobacco and Carolina rice