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Deliver Us from EvilThe Slavery Question in the Old South$
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Lacy K. Ford,

Print publication date: 2009

Print ISBN-13: 9780195118094

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2009

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195118094.001.0001

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Opening the Slave Trade

Opening the Slave Trade

(p.81) Chapter Three Opening the Slave Trade
Deliver Us from Evil

Lacy K. Ford, Jr.

Oxford University Press

This chapter details how the first short-staple cotton boom linked cotton profits, slavery, and territorial expansion in momentous ways. It examines South Carolina's contested decision to reopen the African slave trade to meet the labor demands of the cotton boom and supply slaves to the nation's new purchase, Louisiana.

Keywords:   South Carolina, Louisiana, slavery, slave trade, cotton profits, African slaves

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