Learning Exercise

The Slave Trade

This assignment explores the institution of slavery in the United States as both an economic and a social system.
Course: US History 1
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Exercise

Two Minute Paper: Read the selections entitled “The Slave System” and “The Slave Life” located at the following: http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/slavery.htm . Analyze the institution of slavery as both an economic and a social system. Write a two minute paper outlining these concepts. Post your ideas to the discussion board.

Technical Notes

Author Pattie Morton

Topics

The Old South: The "Peculiar Institution"

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Learning Objectives

Analyze the institution of slavery as both an economic and a social system.