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Economic Perspective Of Slavery

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Slavery in its very nature has a number of perspectives which it can be analyzed through. From its existence many can argue about slavery from a political perspective, the economic perspective and the social perspective. Slavery was very prevalent in the South of the country despite it being a national institution. In actual sense slavery transcended national barriers. The economic perspective of slavery considers what economic benefits the institution of slavery brought to the south, the economic impact during its existence and subsequent abolition and what void if any was left to be filled with its abolishment.
The economic value of slaves during the existence of the institution cannot be underestimated. Slaves existed as planters, domestic
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