The Peculiar Institution: Slavery in the Ante-Bellum South is a non-fiction book
about slavery ... While it was sometimes known for slaves to have lives as good
as or better than those of poor North...
Sharecropping ... How did the closing of the overseas slave trade in 1808 affect
the institution of ... Why is economics sometimes called the science of choice?
Slavery, the Economy, and Society ... The formal end to the foreign slave trade in
1808 had no impact—the smuggling of ... Slavery as an economic institution. ...
Poor whites, variously called “hillbillies,” “white trash,” “crackers,” or “clay eaters,”
just ... Slaves sometimes had better physical living conditions than poor whites.
Feb 24, 2002 ... The African American population, both slave and free, was much larger. ... Of
equal importance in the Southern states was the economic role that slaves
played. ... often dangerous territory, beset by disease and sometimes hostile .....
who owned no slaves yet were called upon to defend the Southern cause.
Nov 11, 2014 ... The slave-trade is sometimes called the Maafa by African and .... social
institutions, but nevertheless criticized Inikori's approach for not taking ...
Fully 3/4 of Southern whites did not even own slaves; of those who did, 88%
owned ... Practically speaking, the institution of slavery did not help these people.
... of their masters and mistresses, and could be called on for service at any time.
... Slaves who worked as domestics sometimes fared better, getting the castoff ...
Mar 24, 2016 ... There is no consensus on what a slave was or on how the institution of ... Another
source of slavery was self-sale, undertaken sometimes to obtain an ... Also
essential was an economic surplus, for slaves were often ... The most common
has been what is called household, patriarchal, or domestic slavery.
Slavery is fundamentally an economic phenomenon. ... and the institutional
practices surrounding slavery display a sophistication that .... Most Southerners
owned no slaves and most slaves lived in small groups rather than on large
plantations. .... Accordingly, masters sometimes fell afoul of the criminal law not
only when ...
the slave trade, its effects on African communities, and the ways it was resisted.
The Creation of an ... offered meager land grants (that often did not materialize) in
return for ... unprecedented as an economic, political, and social institution. ....
African dealers or by buying slaves directly from a European agent, called a
Slave labor was the basis for the wealth and prestige of ancient Greece and
Rome. ... in a major uprising called Bacon's Rebellion and came close to
overthrowing .... where slavery had long been an integral part of the economy,
the institution ... of the Civil War without reference to the constant struggle—
sometimes open, ...