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North and South: Different Cultures, Same Country - Civil War Trust


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 ...

Historical Background on Antislavery | Teach US History


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 that ...

The American Civil War: A North-South Divide | History Today


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  ...

Slavery in the North


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.

How did the issue of slavery differ in the North and the South ...


Slavery was less crucial to the livelihood of the industrialized North than the plantation system of the South. A Christian movement preaching against slavery  ...

The Southern Argument for Slavery [ushistory.org]


Those who defended slavery rose to the challenge set forth by the Abolitionists. The defenders of slavery included economics, history, religion, legality, social ...

Differences in the Northern & Southern States in the 1800s - Synonym


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 was ...

Comparing and Contrasting the North and South


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.

Cultural differences before the U.S. Civil War


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 not ...

North and south views on slavery - Answers.com


The north was indifferent because they were a region with factories. The south had slave to fuel their way of life on plantations.