North. The northern soil and climate favored smaller farmsteads rather than ... In
fact, there were almost as many blacks - but slaves and free - in the South as ...
Differences between the North and the South were readily apparent well before
the American Revolution. ... The South's slave economy supported agriculture,
while the North's free society enabled ... Strengths and Weaknesses: North vs.
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.
Compare North and South states on interactive maps to identify the differences
between free and slave populations before the Civil War. Also includes ...
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
Defenders of slavery argued that the sudden end to the slave economy would
have had a profound and killing economic impact in the South where reliance on
While slavery was allowed in the North, it was less integral to the North's
economy than to the South's, and slave populations were generally much smaller
in the ...
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 North failed to develop large-scale agrarian slavery, such as later arose in
the Deep South, but that had little to do with morality and much ...
Slavery was less crucial to the livelihood of the industrialized North than the ...
over the rights of states versus the rights of the federal government in determining