Give Me Liberty Chapter 11

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the ”peculiar institution” pg. 417
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1. Referring to slavery’s continued existence in the South after Northern abolition. 2. This connects to the focus question, ‘how did slavery shape social and economic relations in the Old South?’ because this was referring to slavery.
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\”Cotton is King\” pg. 417
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1. A phrase referring to the social, economic, and cultural importance of cotton the South. 2. This relates to the focus question, ‘how did slavery shape social and economic relations in the Old South?’ because this crop was pertinent to slavery and the relations of it.
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Lords of the Loom and Lords of the Lash pg. 419
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1. A system in which New England’s early factory owners relied on the cotton supplied by southern slaveowners. 2. This connects to the focus question, ‘how did slavery shape social and economic relations in the Old South?’ because this system wouldn’t have worked if slavery was not in place.
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\”plain folk\” pg. 422
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1. Poorer Southern whites who did not own plantations. 2. This connects to the focus question, ‘how did slavery shape social and economic relations in the Old South?’ because they were affected by slavery.
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southern paternalism pg. 423
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1. The outlook that both slave and master needed to care for one another. 2. This connects to the focus question, ‘how did slavery shape social and economic relations in the Old South?’ because the general outlook on slavery was mostly consensual.
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the proslavery argument pg. 424
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1. An ideology of the justification for slavery that covered a broad range of sources, including the Bible and economic theory. 2. This connects to the focus question, ‘how did slavery shape social and economic relations in the Old South?’ because this ideology affected relations of people with differing opinions.
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slave religion pg. 441
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1. A distinctive version of Christianity adopted by slaves in the face of hardship. A blend of African traditions and Christian belief, slave religion was practiced in secret nighttime meetings on plantations and in ”praise meetings.” 2. This relates to the focus question, ‘how did family, gender, religion, and values combine to create distinct slave cultures in the Old South?’ because this affected slave culture.
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\”silent sabotage\” pg. 443
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1. A widespread hostility to slavery wherein slaves did poor work, broke tools, abused animals, and in other ways disrupted the plantation routine. 2. This connects to the focus question, ‘how did family, gender, religion, and values combine to create distinct slave cultures in the Old South?’ because it was part of the slave culture to disobey.
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Underground Railroad pg. 445
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1. Operating in the decades before the Civil War, the \”railroad\” was a clandestine system of routes and safehouses through which slaves were led to freedom in the North. 2. This connects to the focus question, ‘what were the major forms of resistance to slavery?’ because this was the major form of escape.
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runaways pg. 445
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1. Escaped slaves fleeing from recapture by their owners. 2. This connects to the focus question, ‘what were the major forms of resistance to slavery?’ because these fleeing slaves were resisting slavery.
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Harriet Tubman pg. 445
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1. An escaped slave who escaped to Philadelphia in 1849 and spent the next ten years making trips back and forth to Maryland to lead her relatives and other slaves to freedom. 2. This relates to the focus question, ‘what were the major forms of resistance to slavery?’ because she was a major slave resistor.
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Denmark Vesey’s conspiracy pg. 446
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1. A conspiracy that reflect the combination of American and African influences of the time; Denmark Vesey, a slave carpenter in South Carolina, took to rebuking blacks who stepped off the city’s sidewalks to allow whites to pass. 2. This connects to the focus question, ‘what were the major forms of resistance to slavery?’ because it was rebuking black submission.
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Nat Turner’s Rebellion pg. 447
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1. Most important slave uprising in nineteenth-century America, led by a slave preacher who, with his followers, killed about sixty white persons in Southampton County, Virginia, in 1831. 2. This connects to the focus question, ‘what were the major forms of resistance to slavery?’ because this was a major slave uprising.

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