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Number of slaves in US, 1860

4 million

2

did % of slaves increase or decrease between 1790 to 1860

DECREASE: the white pop increases due to immigration; and the ban of 1808: only increased through natural births

3

percent who owned no slaves (South)

75%

4

region with largest number of slaves (States?)

SC, Georgia, Alabama, MIssissippi

5

1860 % UK cotton imports from US

75%

6

1860 total exports cotton

50%

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ratio of North Free blacks to South Free Blacks (1860)

1:1

8

gag resolution:

passed but the HR; stated that no bills/resolutions shall be passed/considered by Congress about slavery EVER

9

who fought the gag resolution

JQA

10

NJ's abolition year?

1804

11

'gradual emancipation"?

children emancipated first; females at 21 and males at 24

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why did many poor, non-slaveowning whites support slavery?

wanted the chance to rise up through the social classes

13

why did mountain whites not support slavery?

wasn't profitable for them; couldn't see past the awfulness.