Assignment 4.3: Slavery and Economy
Slavery and Economy
Describe the role that slavery played in the antebellum Southern economy and the national economy
Examine the “profitability” issue from 1793 – 1860
In this writing assignment, you examine the impact slavery had on the economy of early America.
A one-page (250-word) paper
Step 1 Research the antebellum economy.
Using course materials and the Internet, research the role of slavery in the antebellum economy.
Step 2 Write a paper.
In a one-page (250-word) paper, address the following based on your research findings:
Discuss how the slave trade throughout the South affected the production of various crops.
How did slavery affect both the Southern economy and the national economy?
What can be defined as the “profitability” issue during the antebellum period?
Make sure to properly cite any research used.