Compare farming and plantation. Fill out the table and share your opinion on how the economic structure of the South of the United States influenced the development of the economy of the entire country. Draw a conclusion about the possible consequences of such an influence.
|Questions for comparison
|Who owned it?
||in the ownership of immigrants (they became farmers
||owned by planters
|Who processed it?
||farmer and his family
|What was the nature of the work?
||hired labor began to be used
||slave labor of black slaves
The southern states accounted for two-thirds of the world’s cotton production.
The difference in the development of the economy of the North and the South of the United States was increasingly felt. The production and trade of cotton brought huge money to the planters, so they were interested in preserving the slave trade, but its preservation led to tragic consequences.
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