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Last northern state to emancipate slaves in 1804

New Jersey

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What did the Missouri compromise say?

-Missouri would enter the union as a slave state
-Maine would enter the union as a free state
-slavery outlawed in rest of Louisiana Territory

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Who was the great compromiser of the Missouri compromise?

Henry Clay

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What eventually happened to the Missouri compromise?

It was challenged and abolished

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What was the cash crop of the south?

Cotton

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What argument did the south use to defend slavery?

The slaves were treated better than northern workers

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Independent farmers, largest part of southern white society

Yeoman farmers

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Why did yeoman farmers tolerate slavery?

They hoped they would one day own slaves

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Wrote "the impending crises of the south", argued that the south should industrialize

Hinton Rowan a Helper

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Most stages lived on

Plantations

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These were developed with people living on the same plantation, big part of slave life since families were often torn apart by the slave trade

Kinships

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Laws made to limit the rights of slaves

The black codes

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Most of the slave resistance was...

Passive

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Nicknamed Moses, helped bring slaves through Underground Railroad

Harriet Tubman

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Intelligent slave who planned a rebellion in Virginia that never began because of weather, sent to death

Gabriel Prosser

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Free, prosperous, African American who led an unsuccessful slave rebellion in South Carolina

Denmark vessey

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Led a bloody slave rebellion in Southampton Virginia, claimed god had sent him signs to rebel

Nat turner

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A central part of slave culture and life

Religion

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Abolitionist who started "the Liberator", the first publication by a white author demanding abolition rather than gradual emancipation

William Lloyd Garrison

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Determined by difference is status

Class

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Determined by race

Caste

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You were considered this if you owned 20+ slaves

Planter

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A system of slave labor that allowed slaves to have more control over the pace of labor

Task system

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System of slavery that involved tough work from sunup to sundown

Gang system