Gradually, throughout the beginning of the nineteenth century, the North and ... In
fact, there were almost as many blacks - but slaves and free - in the South as ...
Instead, the South became increasingly committed to slave labor. ... In the states
of the North, on the other hand, slavery came under successful attack. ... They
also held more traditional views about the role of women in public life, arguing
Prior to fighting, relations between the North and South had been poisoned by
disputes ... The North was broadly opposed to slavery and this cultural difference
African slavery is so much the outstanding feature of the South, in the unthinking
view of it, that people often forget there had been slaves in all the old colonies.
Slavery was less crucial to the livelihood of the industrialized North than the
plantation system of the South. A Christian movement preaching against slavery
Those who defended slavery rose to the challenge set forth by the Abolitionists.
The defenders of slavery included economics, history, religion, legality, social ...
The major difference between the North and the South -- and the one most
responsible for the Civil War -- was the institution of slavery. In the North, slavery
Comparing and Contrasting the North and South. Directions - Copy the ... 1/3 of
the population were slaves. ... Slavery became essential to the South's economy.
The number of slaves in the US at the beginning of the century was 1.2 million. ...
The North and South were different in a variety of ways. .... superior to black
people, and the Southern poor drew some comfort from their belief that they were
The north was indifferent because they were a region with factories. The south
had slave to fuel their way of life on plantations.