Through 1830 – 1860, Americans began to split apart due to the different social, economic and political stances of the North and South cultures. Both Southern and Northern states depicted two different stand points on how things should be as far as political, social and economic views of American in that time. The North and South’s view on political, economic and social status varied greatly, making It difficult to come to any terms, leading to much greater conflict.
Society varied for the North and South states, depending on their status, Americans were either educated or lack the skills to unify the country as a whole. Southern culture was based by the upper- class plantation owners and their Klan. Only children of these plantation owners received an education because of their females wealth. Small farmers had little or no education making the culture of the South revolve around their plantation lives. This was complete opposite for Northern states where religion and education were organized and culture was determined by life In the cycles.
In the North, public education began in cities for the first time. Schools and churches existed In most towns. Very limited boys and almost no girls when on to secondary school. Colleges were in place, only to educate the wealthy. Economic view of the North and the South The economy boomed in the North, but as far as the South…. They had some catching up to do. Americans that settled North, knew that if they were hard working, it would someday lead them out of the poor class. They would have the chance to become middle-class citizens and by the time the Civil War started, many were.
The Northern states economy was based on manufacturing due to the cold weather and short growing season made it difficult to farm. Many people in the North worked in stories producing textiles and owned small businesses as American entrepreneurs. For the Southerners, working hard was not for them and they felt the need to keep their traditional customs and social status. They accepted the life they had been given and accepted their ranks in the social class they had since birth. An agricultural economy is what benefited the South.
Only 25% percent of the South’s population were plantation owners and for many others, owned small farms. Cotton was their most important crop and after the invention of the cotton gin, more slaves were needed to pick the cotton. In those terms slavery became essential to the economy of Southern states. The huge population increase In the North from 1830 and the 1 ass’s drove the need for the layout of the railroad and use of the Eerie Canal were successful means for business to expand.
Population of the South had far less people who enslaved Africans. The existence of railroads In the South were far less then the North, making the South dependent on the steamship. North and South By haze Through 1830- 1860, Americans began to split apart due to the different social, South’s view on political, economic and social status varied greatly, making it difficult class plantation owners and their kin. Only children of these plantation owners received an education because of their families wealth.
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