The South - The Beginning

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  • 1
    In the South, most people lived on beautiful plantations in the lap of luxury.
  • 2
    Typically planter's wife was in charge of running the household. This included supervising slaves and raising children.
  • 3
    Yeoman is another word for slave.

  • 4
    By the mid-1800's, although most African Americans in the South were slaves, some were free.
  • 5
    Free African Americans were typically well-treated in the South.
  • 6
    Some slaves were able to save enough money to buy their freedom.

  • 7
    Slave auctions were cruel, but at least families were always kept together.
  • 8
    Most slaves worked in large Southern cities.
  • 9
    One way slaves resisted being completely controlled by their owners was by maintaining their own religious beliefs.
  • 10
    Slave codes were created to protect slaves from harsh treatment.

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