Slavery in the United States was the legal institution of human chattel slavery that
existed in the United States of America in the 18th and 19th centuries after it ...
Cotton replaced tobacco as the South's main cash crop and slavery became ... in
the North and South felt that the conflict would ultimately decide both issues.
Prior to fighting, relations between the North and South had been poisoned by
disputes over taxes. The North ... But slavery was rarely the issue at hand.
Slavery in the North never approached the numbers of the South. ... to postpone
dealing with the issue of slavery, citing the emergency of the war with Britain.
Slavery was less crucial to the livelihood of the industrialized North than the
plantation system of the South. A Christian movement preaching against slavery
Cultural, economic, and constitutional differences between the North and the
South eventually resulted in the Civil War. Issues that divided the nation. Slavery
No issue has more scarred our country nor had more long-term effects than
slavery. When we celebrate American freedom, we must also be mindful of the
By 1800 or so, however, African American slavery was once again a thriving ...
Indeed, Southern cities, as well as many in the North, had large so-called free ...
Also, the North feared that counting slaves as part of the South's population
would allow the ... in the House to out-vote the North on issues regarding slavery.
Unsurprisingly, liberty and slavery remained a key part of Civil War America. ...
sectional issues during the 1850s, the recovery of fugitive slaves in the North also
... After decades of trouble in the North, Southern masters pushed for a stronger ...