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Cotton is king: or, The culture of cotton

David Christy

Cotton is king: or, The culture of cotton

and its relation to agriculture, manufactures and commerce; and also to the free colored people of the United States, and to those who hold that slavery is in itself sinful.

by David Christy

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Published by Derby & Jackson, H.W. Derby & Co. in New York, Cincinnati .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Slavery -- United States,
  • Cotton growing -- United States,
  • Cotton manufacture -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBy David Christy
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE449 .C5571
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiii, [1], 25-298 p.
    Number of Pages298
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14697665M
    LC Control Number11014801


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Updated Janu King Cotton was a phrase coined in the years before the Civil War to refer to the economy of the American South. The southern economy was particularly dependent on cotton.

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Elliott, E. (fl. ) Cotton is king, and pro-slavery arguments; comprising the writings of Hammond, Harper, Christy, Stringfellow, Hodge, Bledsoe, and Cartwright, on this important subject, by E.

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The cotton economy had close ties to the Northern banking industry, New England textile factories and the economy of Great Britain. COTTON CULTURE. Cotton was first grown in Texas by Spanish missionaries.

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Cotton cultivation was begun by Anglo-American colonists in In a census of the cotton production of. Cotton was king in both South and in Britian. Bycotton amounted to ____ percent of U.S exports and accounted for more than _____ percent of the world's supply.

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Despite this unequal distribution of wealth, non-slaveholding whites shared with white planters a common set of values, most notably a belief in white supremacy. The Mississippi Delta — where "cotton was king." African Americans picking cotton, Georgia, Courtesy: Library of Congress.

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The cotton gin, patented by American-born born inventor Eli Whitney inrevolutionized the cotton industry by greatly speeding up the tedious process of removing seeds and husks from cotton fiber.

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