The south’s current drive to impose on the rest of the nation its opposition to worker and minority rights—through the vehicle of a southernized republican party—resembles nothing so much as the efforts of antebellum southern political leaders to blunt the north’s opposition to the slave labor system. There were instances of riots by factory workers against abolitionists because the factory workers feared that the end of slavery would result in many blacks migrating to the north to work in the. Artisans often worked right on the plantation as slaves or servants the roles of women were dramatically changed by the plantation society first of all, since most indentured servants were male, there were far fewer women in the colonial south. In the north industrialists could simply move on, dump a worker and get another just read what some of these men and women wrote about their workers, many of these men had less of a sense of duty towards their workers than many slave owners had towards their slaves.
Chapter 12 - industry and the north printer friendly rural life: the springer family and it took factory workers a while to get accustomed to the constant pace of work dbq 4: slavery in the south dbq 13: progressives vs populist party dbq 3: war of 1812. The factory v the plantation: northern and southern economies on the eve of the civil war why did the north permit slavery to continue in the south as long as it did how did economics influence northern attitudes toward the south and slavery the factory v the plantation americainclassorg 5. This is an article about how the north and south had altering views durring the 1800's northern and southern differences in the 1800’s but the factory workers at least had freedom, unlike the slaves of the south.
Even if all slaveholders had been white, that would amount to only 14 percent of whites in the country (or 48 % of southern whites owning one or more slaves, however, around 30% for free blacks. Another effort to defend their peculiar institution was the effort by the south to compare their servants with the northern factory workers who included overworked women and stunted children/ northern wage slaves proponents of slavery argued that their servants obviously were treated far better than northern factory workers. Some pointed to scriptural verses that seemed to approve the use of slavery, while others noted that slaves were better provided for than northern factory workers slaves, they noted, were fed and housed in sickness and old age northern factory workers did not have this protection. The south demanded more railroads, but the north refused to pay the costs of construction d the north wanted to end all immigration to keep wages high, but the south needed more factory workers. Southern planters grew increasingly dependent upon slave labor for massive amounts of cotton production (the south accounted for two-thirds of the world’s cotton production in 1850), which fed the factories of the north and great britain.
Factory workers of the north vs slaves of the south when samuel slader built the first textile mill in america in1789, he had no idea that what he created would not just be a place for manufacture, but a hell for the people who worked there as well. The north and the south, or, slavery and its contrasts, defends southern culture and slavery by comparing the supposed benevolence of slavery with the rapacious social cruelty of the northern states. Southerners defended slavery in part by claiming that northern factory workers toiled under worse conditions and were not cared for by their employers defenders of slavery referred to factory workers as the white slaves of the north. Slavery vs wage (not true) slavery then why did congress pass the 1850 fugitive wage slave act making southerners return runaway northern factory workers to the north wage slavery was very cruel that slavery was the root fundamental cause of the civil war and that the political antagonisms between the north and south flowed from the. The slave society of the south by 1860, the population of the south had reached four million, with over one-third of that number enslaved most southerners lived in a rural and agrarian environment, rather than an urban one.
The south did experiment with using slave labor in manufacturing, but for the most part it was well satisfied with its agricultural economy the north, by contrast, was well on its way toward a commercial and manufacturing economy, which would have a direct impact on its war making ability. Comparing plantation and factory rules by american social history project the idea of free labor was important to political debates in the mid-nineteenth century, as northern abolitionists and southern slaveowners argued over the nature of slavery and the growth of industrial wage labor. Impact of slavery on the northern economyone of the major themes in american history is sectionalism some historians trace the origins of this development within the colonial regions as john garraty noted in the american nation (1995, pp 35-64), by the antebellum period the three colonial regional sections had coalesced, and there were now only two sections: the north and the south. Enslaved workers tended factory machinery, which helped the south’s manufacturing-based economy b enslaved workers harvested crops on plantations, which helped the south’s agriculture-based economy.
The slaves did slave punishment plantation effect slaves were very valuable and cost a lot of money they were called property not people so they were sold in an auction house. The principal source of slaves for the cotton kingdom was the upper south, which included the states traditionally considered to be border states—delaware, maryland, and kentucky—as well as missouri, virginia, north carolina, tennessee, and arkansas. In his view, slavery was a social relationship rather than an economic one indeed, he regarded slavery as an uneconomic drag on the south, partly because of the slave’s slothfulness and inefficiency, and as a way to rescue benighted trolls from primitive backwardness. Factory workers of the north vs slaves of the south north vssouth compare and contrast the north and south were very different from each other socially and economically they each had their won interpretations of the constitution and their differing views creating much conflict.