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    American South roots in Colonial Period; it is clearly defined after 1825. The South was known for its system of forced labor – the institutions of slavery. Mexican War opens the issue of the expansion of slavery. African Americans have helped shape the southern culture with food and religion. Industrial Revolution had created a need for raw cotton. Nations remain divided geographically as well as politically on slavery issues. In the movie Gone with the Wind, viewers are able to see what the South was like

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    owned slaves in the South, according to statistics. Yet, those who owned slaves were usually the head of a family that was, most of the time, made up of around five people. The planter aristocracy influenced the economy, politics and lifestyle of the Southern region. Those white southerners felt powerful, almost like the aristocracies of the Old World. To the white southerners, the institution of slavery was special and unique. The South was the only region in the Unit... ... middle of paper ...

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    you think the southern states seceded? They created the Fugitive slave act to keep all of their slaves. They seceded and created the Confederate Constitution. The South ended up disliking the Republican Party. The secession is obviously about slavery. The fugitive slave act proves that the southern seceded to protect slavery because it captured all and any runaway slaves and returned them. “…that when a person held to service or labor in any state or territory of the United States, the person or

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    In comparison to the northern colonies, the southern colonies were quite numerous in their agricultural diet and failed to have a central region of culture. The uplands and the lowlands created up the two main elements of the southern colonies. The slaves and poor of the south typically ate an identical diet, that consisted of the many of the native New World crops. salt-cured or smoke-cured pork typically supplement the vegetable diet. Rural poor typically ate squirrel, possum, rabbit and alternative

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    Does the term “Bible Belt” still remain true for Southern states? Did Facing the Giants depict religious life in the South accurately? From before I can remember, I was attending church and a part of children’s musicals. Church is like a second home and a huge aspect of my life. Religion is a common ground for many Southerners, and is a place to gather and catch up with one another, while in other parts of the country it tends to be a touchy topic. Religion is one of many aspects that developed

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    Leading up to Civil War many events transpired that created a disconnect between Americans within the United States. The South believed that slave labor boosted the profitability and sustainability of their economy by allowing for cheap labor that lasted for a long time, while the slaves could also reproduce, creating more cheap labor to come. The North, however, disagreed with the South; they did not want slaves to take American jobs and they also promoted American labor. The North and South each

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    The Cherokee tribe resided in the Southeastern United States as Native Americans that ultimately assimilated into a surprisingly civilized, agricultural-based society. Some white Americans met Cherokee assimilation with reluctance. They believed in the futility of Cherokee assimilation and supported the relocation of the Cherokee to lands ceded by the Louisiana Purchase. The Cherokee resisted these demands. Tensions rose over who had jurisdiction to define which lands belonged to whom. People were

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    being smuggled from Cuba hijacked their ship, Amistad, and had plans to sail back to their mother land, Africa. Their plans failed miserably due to the fact that none of them knew how to sail or had a sense of direction, and were caught by the United States Revenue Service and were taken to Africa by the help of John Quincy Adams and funding from American abolitionists. After a few years another similar event occurred and they landed in the Bahamas, where slavery was illegal. Although the ship revolts

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    Beginning in 1770, slaves in the southern states began to convert to evangelism religions such as Methodist and Baptist Faiths. Ways of worship such as clapping, dancing and singing were encouraged by evangicals, which was similar to African worship patterns. The idea that Christians were equal in the sight of God was a message that provided hope to slaves. In 1800, emphasis was placed on Protestant evangelicalism, individual freedom and direct communication with God. In 1810, slave trade in the

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    The purpose of this paper is to discuss the relationship southern Sudan has with northern Sudan and the United States. Northern and southern Sudan fought wars in pursuit of religious freedom and control over natural resources, mainly oil. The United States of America has been a chief contributor of humanitarian aid, advocate for independence and unity in Sudan. Sudan's farthest boundaries straddle Africa's two cultural regions: the Islamic north and the Christian south. Within each of the two

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