he South's Peculiar Institution

Thomas Jefferson
      -"Necessary Evil"

John C. Calhoun
     -"Positive Good"

Cotton Culture

Influence of Africa
          -Ulrich B. Phillips,
                -American Negro Slavery (1918)
                -Life and Labor in the Old South (1927)
        -School House of Civilization
                     -Folk Tales
                          -Call and Response

Culture of Slavery
               -Stanley Elkins, Slavery (1960)
               -Kenneth Stampp, The Peculiar Institution (1956)
                        -"To Make Them Stand in Fear"
               -John Blassingame, The Slave Community (1972, 1979)
               -Plantation Routine
                    -House Slaves
                    -Field Slaves
                    -Thomas Jefferson
                    -Sally Hemmings
                    -Mary Chestnut

Profitability of Slavery
               -U.B. Phillips (1927)
               -Lewis Gray (1933)
               -Thomas Govan (1942)
               -Alfred H. Conrad & John R, Meyer (1959





        Crops, 1860

      Southern Crops

       Growth of the
    Cotton Kingdom,



   Plantation Layout