Flashcards in Chapter 16 Deck (13):
Number of slaves in US, 1860
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
percent who owned no slaves (South)
region with largest number of slaves (States?)
SC, Georgia, Alabama, MIssissippi
1860 % UK cotton imports from US
1860 total exports cotton
ratio of North Free blacks to South Free Blacks (1860)
passed but the HR; stated that no bills/resolutions shall be passed/considered by Congress about slavery EVER
who fought the gag resolution
NJ's abolition year?
children emancipated first; females at 21 and males at 24
why did many poor, non-slaveowning whites support slavery?
wanted the chance to rise up through the social classes