South and Slave Controversy from 1793 to 1860

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Controversy arouse in from the years 1793 to 1860 on a wide scale of topics regarding the Slavery as well as North and South arguments lead to impact America throughout these years. Controversy and discussion, even war, were brought about with how the topics such as how cotton developed the “Cotton Kingdom”, the aristocrats of the south, slavery and its systems, how slaves were treated, abolitionism, and the effects of antislavery on the North and South were handled. All of the topics discussed are vital parts that helped to lead the United States into Civil War in 1861. During this time period in the U.S. History cotton became the biggest agricultural product in the world. The states that produced it where able to pour out loads and…show more content…
Scarring or mutilation might decrease a slaves resale value or ability to work” (Williams 19). Among everyone else, the mistreated black slaves, the degraded whites, and whites who wanted to abolish slavery where the free blacks. By the year 1860 there were about two hundred and fifty thousand free black people in the United States. These blacks gained their freedom from either being born and having heir father being a white planer, or in some cases they could have bought their freedom buying making money for extra work. Even though these blacks were considered to be free, they were still discriminated against and were unable to testify against whites in court or work for or in certain places. Being a free black was not easy and in the North they were unable to go to many public schools,in no way could they vote, and even some of the northern states would not let them even enter. Strangely, even though later on it seems to people that the North loved the blacks out of all the areas of America Northerners had a much stronger anti black feeling towards them. This was so because in a way the North for some reason liked the idea of the black race but could not stand an individual black. This was the opposite in the south with the southerners relating more and liking more the individual more so than the race itself. Slaves became more and more “concentrated” into the Deep South in 1860. This was the new frontier of the

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