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Discuss the emergence of the “Cotton South,” and explain the impact of the cotton boom on southern society.

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Discuss the emergence of the “Cotton South,” and explain the impact of the cotton boom on southern society.

Posted by Lucien348 | Posted at May 11, 2002 | Categories: History

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JamieJamieJamie
JamieJamieJamie

Cotton became a cash crop in the South since it was in demand.  New inventions such as the Cotton Gin helped speed up the harvest of cotton and this increased the wealth of Southern farmers.  But it also perpetuated the practice of slavery.

May 11, 2002 07:20

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