11. The Cotton Revolution

*The American Yawp is an evolving, collaborative text. Please click here to improve this chapter.* I. IntroductionII. The Importance of CottonIII. Cotton and SlaveryIV. The South and the CityV. Southern CulturesVI. Religion and Honor in the Slave SouthVII. ConclusionVIII. Primary SourcesIX. Reference Material I. Introduction In the decades leading up to the Civil War, the southern states experienced extraordinary change that would define … Continue reading 11. The Cotton Revolution