Students describe the rapid growth of slavery in the South after 1800.
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Describe how Southern colonists slowly altered their attitudes toward Africans, increasingly viewing them as permanent servants or slaves; the harsh conditions of the Middle Passage; the responses of slave families to their condition; and the ongoing struggle between proponents and opponents of slavery.
Describe the contributions of enslaved and free Africans to the economic development of the colonies.
Identify the characteristics of slave life and the resistance on plantations and farms across the South.
Explain the significance of and consequences ensuing from the abolition of slavery in the Northern states after the Revolution, and of the 1808 law that banned the importation of slaves into the United States.
Describe the impact of the cotton gin on the economics and culture of slavery and Southern agriculture.