Coastal trade-the slave trade that sent thousands of slave to sugar plantations in Louisiana
Inland system-the slave trade s
ystem of the country that fed slaves to the south to harvest cotton.
Chattel principle-slaves have legal ownership of property and it can be bought or sold.
Benevolent Masters-Slave owners who considered themselves committed to the wellbeing of their slaves.
Positive Good- argued that the idea of slavery was a "positive good" because it proved white people were superior to Africans.
Gang Labor System-slaves would get together and form groups to increase productivity of their labor.
Slave Society-a society in which the institution of slavery affects all aspects of life
Alamo-The Mexican armies defeat of the Americans defending the Alamo in san Antonio.
Secret Ballot-A form of voting that allowed the voters a choice to have their vote be private.
Tank System-slaves were assigned a daily task to complete and allowed to do as he wished after it was completed
James Henry Hammond- wealthy plantation owner in south Carolina
Stephen Austin-founder of Texas, "Father of Texas"
Harriet Jacobs- African American who escaped slaver and wrote the first autobiography from a female slave.