How was slavery an economic dependence to the north and south?
It was not an economic dependence for the north, if anything it put the south at advantage and hurt the north. This led to the civil war.
John Licata * The economic differences were: * The North had an industrial based economy. * The Southern economy was agriculturally based * The North was represented with the Whig party * The south represented by democrats * south encouraged slavery * north did not mind slavery, but tried to prevent it from spreading to the rest of the country