Civil War: The Economy of the Slave South

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Overview:

What was the nature of the economy and wealth of the Slave South? Students will learn about the slave economy Students will learn about the diversity of slaveholding Students will learn about the demographics of the slave states Students will consider what it meant to be wealthy in the antebellum South This is 1 of 27 lessons in the unit.

Material Type:
Curriculum Unit
Grade Level:
6, 7, 8
Subjects:
Expansion, Industrialization & Reform (1801-1861)
Location:
United States, North America
Time Period:
1801-1861