Discuss: Can you think of inventions that have

Discuss: Can you think of inventions that have
hindered or worsened the world?
Today, I will be able to explain why cotton planters
moved westward. I will be able to describe how the
cotton gin affected slavery in the South and give
reasons why the South was less industrialized than
the North.
Yesterday, we took the open-note quiz for 14.1/14.2
Section 3 must be completed by the end of class.
The Cotton Gin
1820: No slavery above
36 30’
Maine free state;
Missouri slave state
Our country after the War with
Mexico (Mexican Cession)
Compromise of 1850: California was admitted as a free state;
Utah and New Mexico would get to exercise popular
sovereignty; Slavery in D.C. is outlawed; a strict fugitive slave
act was passed to make the South happy.
Kansas/Nebraska Act: Nebraska split
into 2 territories: Both territories would
exercise popular sovereignty
People in the state or territory will decide
whether they would be a free or slave
state/territory. This would be decided by
popular vote.
Many southerners invested in purchasing land
and slaves, not factories and infrastructure
(Remember the American System wasn’t
popular in the South).
Also, slaves weren’t paid a wage, so the
demand for factory produced goods was much
more limited in the South compared to the
Read the quotation on page 387