The Plantation Era, also loosely referred to as the antebellum era, was a period
in the history of ... The antebellum, plantation-era South saw large expansions in
agriculture ... The five major com...
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
May 24, 2012 ... 2 Answers | Add Yours ... The Southern economy was indeed agrarian and
dependent upon ... consisted of large scale plantations of staple crops, primarily
cotton. ... The law of supply and demand , however, dictated that they were ...
Because of these differences, the North industrialized and the South ...
By 1830s upper South began to grow wheat, tobacco growing shifted westward.
... of plantation economy- brokers who marketed crops, acted as merchants and
lenders ... 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
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 ...
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
Virginia operated under "cash-crop" agriculture (tobacco is grown for sale, not for
use ... Staple agriculture puts all of a region's economic eggs in one basket, ...
Southern states were dependent upon cotton (though South Carolina grew ... the
Virginians had finally identified tobacco as a product they could export at a ...
Jan 30, 2013 ... The economic life of the Southern colonists was also most positive as the colonial
period continued. ... In the upper South of Maryland and Virginia, tobacco was the
crop ... As these planters grew in wealth, they were able to pursue their ... the key
to the relative high standard of living in the colonial South.
Feb 16, 2002 ... Cotton indeed drove the economy of the South, affected its social structure, and,
... colonialists experimented with the crop primarily for domestic use. ... In the
middle of June, when they were anywhere from six inches to a foot ... forty-two to
forty-five days after they had blossomed, the cotton bolls opened.
The economy of Toledo relies heavily upon agriculture. ... Main crops include rice
, beans, corn, and cacao. Unlike the northern districts, crops grown in the south
are mainly used for local ... In addition to fish, they dive for conch and lobster. ...
Logging camps were established near several Maya villages without villagers ...