8/31/2015 HIST 1312 - 001
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0 Rural Country Largest occupational group in free population 1860 Farmers 292 Farm workers 12 Laborers Servants 6 Agriculture is the biggest thing around it is the quotenginequot of the US economy P P PP NE 0 Slavery in 1860 PWFQP PWNquot US supplied 75 of world39s cotton Cotton made up 60 of US exports 90 of US cotton grown by slave 4 Million Slaves in the US 127 of total population 38 of Southern population Value of single slave exceeded average US family income 4 million slaves 300 billion in wealth 45 trillion In today39s dollars 50 of all Southern wealth 15 of all US wealth Slavery VS State s Rights 1 The fugitive Slave Act 2 Constitution of the Confederate States of America 0 The Emancipation Proclamation 1 2 3 Abraham Lincoln The moderate Republican The Emancipation Proclamation 1863 Only freed slaves in the Confederate slaves Wants to contain the spread of slavery and doesn39t stop it until later in his term 1865 Lincoln nally comes to the conclusion that slavery should be aboHshed SelfEmancipation Slaves free themselves Lincoln doesn39t free them Slaves running away from the Union Army 1 in 4 southern slaves freed themselves The Thirteenth Amendment 1865 of cially abolishes slavery