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eclipsedstar (eclipsedstar):

From 1775 to 1830, many African Americans gained freedom from slavery, yet during the same period the institution of slavery expanded. Explain why both of those changes took place. Analyze the ways that both free African Americans and enslaved African Americans responded to the challenges confronting them.

1 year ago
eclipsedstar (eclipsedstar):

I'm wondering if this was partly due to the invention of the cotton gin? Not so sure about this.

1 year ago
OpenStudy (supernova_sonntag):

Technology like the cotton gin for sure. Maybe with the expansion? Provided more land=more agriculture= increased reliance on slavery?

1 year ago
eclipsedstar (eclipsedstar):

True, those may be factors...let me do some more personal research on those. Thanks! :)

1 year ago
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