The Antebellum South 1800-1860
- Explain how inventions such as the cotton gin and textile machinery contributed to the rise of the cotton economy.
- Describe the slave labor system, including identification of the ways in which slave labor was used.
- Describe the development of social classes in the South, and compare and contrast Southern society with that of the industrial North.
- Compare and Contrast the labor systems of the Northern and Southern United States.
- Explain how isues such as westward expansion influenced and were influenced by the institution of slavery.