For multiple reasons 1) Poor white farmers feared economic competition of four million freed slaves. 2) White plantation owners feared abolition would destroy the South's economy 3) Slaveholders believed that slaves were inferior and required White guardianship 4)Slavery was also condoned in The Bible
Yes! Of course!
they opposed slavery
mountain dwellers who didnt support slavery and white trash but they supported slavery
Yes because north Carolina and south carolina used to be one state but when tennsions started growing between the north and south they split so south Carolina was part of the south that supported slavery
No he did not, he thought it was awful. As stated in The Impending Crisis of the South, slavery hurt the entire economy of the south, but mainly the non-slaveholding white farmers.
They needed a cheap labor force
the southern part of the us supported slavery and the north was against it. however some states in the south still supported it so the fact that it was in or near to the south, related to the fact that it supported slavery.
They supported slavery because, though the south was very big on slavery, they wanted to still keep slavery for they could make money...
they believed the black race to be inferior to theirs.
Northern workers opposed slavery; southern planters support it
The South wanted more control of their own states. Lincoln did not support this. Also, the South supported slavery, and Lincoln didn't.
The south was against slavery.
No, in those times only the south supported it. But the north for ex. Canada was abolionist.
Not the south. They supported everyone in the north who was againt slavery just like them.
Other way round. The Southern economy was supported by slavery, because it was the mainstay of the cotton industry - the only export the South had.
They would not have enough state votes to pass the constitution if slavery was outlawed by it. The south would have voted against it.
Actually the NORTH was against slavery, and the SOUTH wanted slavery.
In South Carolina, a quarter of the slaves achieved freedom. ... The word "slave" does not appear in the Constitution. ... The framers of the Constitution believed that concessions on slavery were the price for the support of southern delegates for a ... In June 1787, the Pennsylvania Society for the Abolition of Slavery.
yes slavery was good for the south
The South favoured slavery
They did not want slavery in the south they wanted to be apart of slavery.
The geography permitted cotton farming (a rich crop). Cotton farming was labor intensive. Slavery is a cheap form of labor.
There were factions in both countries who were ready to support the South. Yet after Lincoln made the Emancipation Proclamation, any support for the South was seen as support for slavery. Plus, England began growing its own cotton in Egypt and India, eleminating the economic necessity for trading with the South.
The south did not support the newly formed Republican Party because ,the party wanted to end slavery. The south used a great deal of slave labor to cultivate crops like cotton.
Clarais neutral, she is a christian. in the civil war she helped both north and south.