Flashcards in Ch 11 Deck (24):
Last northern state to emancipate slaves in 1804
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
Who was the great compromiser of the Missouri compromise?
What eventually happened to the Missouri compromise?
It was challenged and abolished
What was the cash crop of the south?
What argument did the south use to defend slavery?
The slaves were treated better than northern workers
Independent farmers, largest part of southern white society
Why did yeoman farmers tolerate slavery?
They hoped they would one day own slaves
Wrote "the impending crises of the south", argued that the south should industrialize
Hinton Rowan a Helper
Most stages lived on
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
Laws made to limit the rights of slaves
The black codes
Most of the slave resistance was...
Nicknamed Moses, helped bring slaves through Underground Railroad
Intelligent slave who planned a rebellion in Virginia that never began because of weather, sent to death
Free, prosperous, African American who led an unsuccessful slave rebellion in South Carolina
Led a bloody slave rebellion in Southampton Virginia, claimed god had sent him signs to rebel
A central part of slave culture and life
Abolitionist who started "the Liberator", the first publication by a white author demanding abolition rather than gradual emancipation
William Lloyd Garrison
Determined by difference is status
Determined by race
You were considered this if you owned 20+ slaves
A system of slave labor that allowed slaves to have more control over the pace of labor