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Who were true of southern planters except that they?
There were many things true about Southern planters. Southern farmers often owned slaves, worked large plantations, and harvested crops like tobacco, cotton, and sugar. ...
Asked in Colonial America
What were the characteristics of the gentry lifestyle in the Southern English US Colonies in the seventeenth century?
This was the richest/ highest standing class in the colonies. They usually were the ones that owned large plantations or church officials. They lived large, i mean why not when you have the money. ...
Asked in Home & Garden, Colonial America
Were the farms in middle colonies as large as the farms in southern colonies?
The Middle Colonies had farms but not plantations. Southern Colonies had plantations and farms. (The plantations were bigger than the farms.) ...
How many slaves were there on southern plantations?
In 1860 the US had a population of 31 million. There were almost 4 million slaves, mostly in the southern states. ...
Asked in Slavery
What social class did the southern plantations owners come?
They came from the European aristocracy. They only "owned" the land in the sense that their royal cronies gave them permission to take it. ...
Asked in Catholicism
How many sugar plantation did the Catholic church owned?
To the best of my knowledge, the Catholic Church, itself, never owned any sugar plantations, many of the people who owed sugar plantations were Catholic, but their plantations did not belong to the church. ...
Who did the field work on the southern plantations?
The field work on Southern plantations was done almost exclusively by slaves. These plantations often consisted of cotton, rice, indigo, and tobacco and were very labor intensive. ...
What is the difference between southern cities and plantations?
(Most) Southern cities don't enslave black people to pick cotton while on plantations they do. ...
Asked in Slavery, Colonial America
Why did this region have so many enslaved workers?
What region? I assume you meant the southern states of America, where black slaves were used extensively on the cotton plantations owned by whites. ...
Asked in US Civil War
What was the difference between small plantations and large plantations during the US Civil War?
An owner of a large plantation owned 50 or more slaves and over 1,000 acres of land. An owner of a small plantation owned from 20 to 40 slaves and 100 to 1,000 acres of land. ...