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The Future Of Slavery In The United States

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The American Revolution cost Virginia and Maryland their tobacco markets and for a period of time after the Revolution the future of slavery in the United States. Most of the northern states abolished slavery and even Virginia debated whether or not to abolish it as well. The invention of the cotton gin in 1793 gave slavery a new life in the United States. Between 1800-1860, the cotton that was produced came from slaves that were from South Carolina and Georgia, reaching to the colonized lands west of the Mississippi. Slavery was an essential part to the national economy in exploring the production of cotton in the South. The invention of the cotton gin helped to make cotton production easier. Cotton was a labor intensive business
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