New Orleans Slavery Case Study

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New Orleans had a high slave population, which played a role in their economic development and growth, which is understandable since New Orleans had the largest slave markets. Slavery was an economically efficient system of production. Owners need the most efficient works in order to develop their economic growth. According to the Historical Census Browser, in 1830 Louisiana had a slave population of 109,588 out of the total 215,529 population of state. As stated before the prestige of owning a slave was considered a valuable item, in regard to race the purchase was a desire for buyers and way to illustrate their dominance. Why did buyers feel the need to demonstrate their dominance to the degree they did at slave market, such as categorizing
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