One of the many rationales for the South leaving is because of their discrepancies in politics. Third, the South left because of economic difference.”The South established a rural way of life supported by an agricultural economy based on slave labor….The North developed an intricate railway system and shipping industry to transport the manufactured goods.” (Doc 3). That quote shows that North’s way of living is based on factories and the South’s way of living is with slavery and plantations. The difference in their surroundings created them different needs,so one thing that affects the North might not affect the South.The South’s session was because their needs differed from the North’s
There were several differences between northern and southern Carolina. One of the main differences was that geographically, the northern part never fit in with the southern part of Carolina. In northern Carolina it was mostly populated by farmers that sold tobacco which was their primary crop. Many of the early settlers had come from Virginia and used their ports, because they did not have easy access to the southerner’s ports. The biggest difference between the north and south was that the south used slaves from Africa to farm the big plantations they had.
The United States was built on slavery; it is woven into America’s history. Right after the Revolutionary War, slavery was abolished in most of the northern states. But it was rampant in the South where most of the citizens were farmers working in agriculture. A large amount of workers was needed for the success of the crops. The South was desperate for people to work in the fields.
The southern states did not develop a strong manufacturing economy. Most manufactured goods were made in the northern states or in Britain or France. The southern states imported tools, supplies, implements, shoes, clothing. A more controversial portion of the picture is the money. Most southern plantations were heavily in debt.
Southerners relied on slaves to most of their work( Guelzo 1). Slaves farmed, cleaned, and anything else their owner wanted them to do. Although there were close to 4 million slaves, only ⅓ of southerners owned and used slaves( North and South 1). Cotton and tobacco were the most common crops. Unlike the north transportation was more difficult other than water ( North and South 1).
The tobacco plant served as a basis in the everyday farming life in the Chesapeake colonies.The problem started when farms started producing more tobacco and, families did not bear enough children to work on these growing farms. Indians were out of the equation since they died out from disease. At this time, African
After slavery was abolished in the North, it became a peculiar institution of the South, which meant that it was an institution unique of southern society. Slavery was a system of labor in which the slaves suffered very difficult life conditions, violent punishments, and injustices. Most slaves lived on plantations or farms. Most slaves were field workers, while a small percentage worked on the industry. Usually, the slaves who worked in urban areas had more autonomy than those who worked in rural areas.
Sharecropping was when the freedmen lived with their masters, planted on their land, and gave them some crops in return for shelter, cloths, tools, and food. Sharecropping was similar to slavery because the freedman grew cotton for their masters and earned no money because they owed their masters to much for the clothes and tools they needed. Even though they were making money from their crops, they were in debt to their former masters their whole lives so the sharecroppers could never move. This decreased the grade dramatically. Also, the Black Codes and Jim Crow laws are another example of how the South went back to the way it was.
The better diet was in opposition to the meals they lacked during the voyage on slave ships and working in the fields. Economically wise, we cannot see any slave filling up their very own pockets with money other than the plantation owner or their own owners. During this period we start to see gender roles take place in the slave’s work duties. Men and Women worked in fields almost equally picking cotton and other grains in various parts of the south. Many even built roads to allow the transportation of goods to reach one place to the other.
The economic situation in the South was less advanced than in the North. The South was very dependent on waterways for trade exchange and less so on the railroad. They grew cotton almost exclusively, depending on the assistance of slaves to produce the crop. The North, on the other hand, grew more staple crops and used all means of transport for trade. The Market Revolution caused the differences to deepen, as the Southern plantation owners were reluctant to experience change.
In the early 1800s, the south—and most of the north, for that matter—used a subsistence economy, where crops and goods were made locally by families for themselves and their communities. Family farms were basically forced to use a subsistence economy, simply because the lack of fast transportation. If they attempted to ship their crops to other ports and towns where it was needed, the crops would rot well before they ever made it. In the south, cotton was made using slave labor, but the harvests weren’t as large as they could be. The process of harvesting was slow—as it was with many crops across the north and south—and the wield was decent.
The Mexican-American war is to be partially blamed for the civil war for a big reason, slavery. Slavery during the American-Mexican war was very problematic concerning the North and the South. There were problems between the NOrth and South concerning if slavery should be allowed or not, the North wanted slaves to be free but the south did not. The south benefitted from the slaves because in the south cotton fields and factories were more common and they would be handled by the slaves. The slave owners also referred to as masters, would say how labor work was only for slaves and doing their work would make the masters stoop down to the slaves level.
a) Farming in New England was not as important in the Southern colonies, New England colonies imported agricultural products, but Southern colonies exported agricultural products. New England were more about shipping, fishing, and natural sources were more important to them than agricultural crops; because soil in New England wasn’t good enough for growing crops. however in the South, plantation owners, for production of their crops such as; tobacco, cotton, and sugar, used slaves as for their labors. b) New England colonies was more industrialized than the southern colonies. New England colonists had a strong family work ethic, birth rates were high, and education was valued.
The Civil War broke out upon America on April 12,1861. The main issue revolving around this war was the concern of slavery. There was a disagreement between the North and the South, one believed in owning people, slaveys, while the other didn 't. The South, the Confederacy, consisting of a number of states,didn 't desire to abolish slavery. This was something that helped the plantation owners with their load of work, although only a small percentage of people actually owned slaves.