North vs South 1800's

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NORTH VS SOUTH

Couple points to remember as you’re preparing for the quiz tomorrow!

NORTH * The north will industrialize much quicker than the south * National road runs through the north * Erie Canal is built in the north * Eli Whitney’s interchangeable parts system allowed for mass production * Industrialization draws people from rural setting to towns (growth of large cities) * Negative results of growth: crime, riots, fire, sanitation issues (cholera and typhoid spread) * Societal Roles: * Men of all social classes worked outside the home * Women: * Poor women worked as domestic servants/in factories/or as seamstresses or launderers * Middle class women remained at home * African Americans: * Women worked as domestic servants * Men worked in shipping industry as sailors or dockworkers in New England * Small African American middle class (carpenters, shoemakers, teachers, ministers) * While industrialization grew in the early 1800s in the north, agriculture remained the primary source of income for most people

SOUTH * The invention of the cotton gin if important to understanding the necessity of agriculture and slave labor in the south * Invention of the cotton gin happens at the same time textile mill in Europe are expanding * Mills need cotton, south is making a ton of money selling cotton * Need slave labor to produce the cotton and continue to make money * South does not industrialize near as quickly as the north * Class structure: * Planter Elite * Yeoman Farmers * Urban Class (doctors, lawyers, merchants, etc) * Poor white farmers * Slaves * African Americans in the south: * Task system – slaves given a task to do and once completed could do as they pleased…...

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