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How Did The Slavery System Change Between 1800 And 1860

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How did plantation crops and the slavery system change between 1800 and 1860? Why did these changes occur? The crops grown on plantations and the slavery system changed a lot between 1800 and1860. In the early 1800s, plantation owners grew a variety of crops and that included tobacco, hemp, wheat and vegetables in the South. In the Deep South, plantation owners grew cotton, sugar, and rice. Cotton could be profitable, but there was a very limited area where long stable cotton could be grown. Short staple cotton could be grown inland. However, the seeds had to be separated by hand. Slaves were used to do all the hard labor which meant picking the cotton and separating the seeds from the cotton. Since separating the seeds from the cotton was
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