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Cotton Kingdom of the New South

Robert L. Brandfon

Cotton Kingdom of the New South

a history of the Yazoo Mississippi Delta from Reconstruction to the twentieth century.

by Robert L. Brandfon

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Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge (Mass.) .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 228p.
Number of Pages228
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19205920M

The cotton gin, invented by Eli Whitney in as a solution to the difficulties of harvesting seeded short staple cotton, gave rise to the Cotton Kingdom. The Cotton kingdom was the catalyst for the market revolution, a period of time during the 19th century that transformed the economic structure of America into an industrial empire. the South, SOUTH, THE SOUTH, THE This entry includes 2 subentries: The Antebellum South The New South The Antebellum South If the United States possesses an off The South, A southern migration, commencing during the American Revolution and producing six states (Kentucky, Tennessee, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, and M Cotton Kingdom, Sources Whitney’s Gin In Catherine Greene, a.

In states west of the Appalachian Mountains, the operation of steamboats quickly grew into a booming business that would lead to new cultural practices and a stronger sectional identity. In Steamboats and the Rise of the Cotton Kingdom, Robert Gudmestad examines the wide-ranging influence of steamboats on the southern economy.   Cotton: The Fabric of our lives abject human misery In the words of the author: This book is the story of the rise and fall of the European-dominated empire of cotton. But because of the centrality of cotton, its story is also the story of the making and remaking of the global capitalism and with it of the modern world Following cotton, as we shall see, will lead us to the origins of the /5().

  Episode 37 - Cotton Kingdom in the South - Duration: The book titled EMPIRE OF COTTON - Duration: The Cotton Kingdom. As the cotton industry boomed in the South, the Mississippi River quickly became the essential water highway in the United States. Steamboats, a crucial part of the transportation revolution thanks to their enormous freight-carrying capacity and ability to navigate shallow waterways, became a defining component of the cotton kingdom.


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The Cotton Kingdom [Olmsted, Frederick Law] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Cotton Kingdom As Olmstead travels deeper into the South, into the new South, the frontier of Mississippi and so on, conditions get worse and worse.

To me the description of the poverty of the South alone was an indictment of the plantation /5(9). Cotton Kingdom of the New South Hardcover – February 5, by Robert L. Brandfon (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all 3 formats and editions Hide 3/5(1).

Cotton Kingdom. Sources. Whitney ’ s Gin In Catherine Greene, a widowed Georgia plantation owner, invited the Connecticut Yankee Eli Whitney to tutor her children on the family planation outside Savannah.

Coveersations between cotton planters at the Greene estate often turned to the difficulty of supplying the British market for cotton, and Whitney came to realize that the major.

Searing story of Frederick Law Olmsteads travels in The Cotton Kingdom in the s. His accounts are still shocking and well worth reading. Olmstead felt that planters in the South, who were few and far between, while on the books, far wealthier than Northern counterparts, had homes in far worse circumstances in housing and lifestyle/5.

Chapter 14 Section 3 & 4 “Cotton Kingdom in the South” EQ How did the cotton gin affect the Southern way of life. The Cotton Kingdom Cotton was so profitable, that the south did not think it needed to invest in factories. Eli Whitney invented the cotton gin.

It was a. Exploring the Soul of the South. what seemed a mysterious society to the Northern readers of The New York Times. He later amended and published his. King Cotton was a phrase coined in the years before the Civil War to refer to the economy of the American South.

The southern economy was particularly dependent on cotton. And, as cotton was very much in demand, both in America and Europe, it created a special set of circumstances. The Cotton Kingdom: A Chronicle of the Old South, Volume 27 Chronicles of America series Volume 13 of Chronicles of America series: Benjamin Franklin edition Volume 27 of Chronicles of America series: Extra-illustrated edition Volume 27 of Cronicles of America series // Allen Johnson editor Part 1 of Days of the cotton kingdom.

Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Dodd, William Edward, Cotton kingdom. New Haven, Yale University Press; [etc.] Sifting through boxes stashed at their house on Martha’s Vineyard, Horwitz came across The Cotton Kingdom, an book by the New York journalist Frederick Law Olmsted—better known today as.

The student of landscape began by observing that “an arbitrary political line may divide the north part from the south part, but there is no such line in nature the currents and counter-currents of trade, of love, of consanguinity, and fellowship, will flow north and south.” Olmsted’s title, “The Cotton Kingdom,” was a commentary.

Get this from a library. Cotton kingdom of the new South: a history of the Yazoo Mississippi Delta from reconstruction to the twentieth century. [Robert L Brandfon]. ‘Spying on the South’ Review: The Forever Cotton Kingdom Traveling the American South, the author paints an image of a region still wrestling with the aftereffects of slavery and the Civil : Randall Fuller.

Start studying Cotton Kingdom and slavery. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. A machine that could pick cotton 50 times faster than the average person and boomed in the south.

Cotton. The most profitable cash crop in the south in the 's. Cotton Kingdom. Cotton plantations expanding from. Read this book on Questia. The region which in the middle of the last century was known as the Cotton Kingdom extended a distance of more than a thousand miles from South Carolina to the neighborhood of San Antonio, Texas.

demand led to the cotton boom in the Deep South. Southern Cotton Kingdom CHAPTER 13 North and South Eli Whitney invents cotton gin s Removal of Native Americans spurs expansion of cotton production The South remains largely rural and dependent on cotton Cotton was “king” in the South before “Look which way you will File Size: 1MB.

King Cotton, phrase frequently used by Southern politicians and authors prior to the American Civil War, indicating the economic and political importance of cotton production.

After the invention of the cotton gin (), cotton surpassed tobacco as the dominant cash crop in the agricultural economy of the South, soon comprising more than half the total U.S. exports. Start studying Cotton Kingdom in the South. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.

Even Olmsted’s title, “The Cotton Kingdom,” turned the South Carolina politician James Henry Hammond’s famous phrase — “Cotton is King” — on its head. Instead of a place of wealth and economic superiority, Olmsted found a closed society imprisoned by the crop, unable to advance, diversify or feed its own people.

History. The American South is known for its long, hot summers, and rich soils in river valleys, making it an ideal location for growing cotton. The many southern seaports and riverside docks allowed shipping cotton to remote destinations.

BySouthern plantations supplied 75% of the world's cotton, with shipments from Houston, New Orleans, Charleston, Mobile, Savannah, and a few other ports. Chapter 6 ¦ Life in the Cotton Kingdom 68 CHAPTER SIX: LIFE IN THE COTTON KINGDOM CHAPTER SUMMARY As cotton grew as a cash crop across the South, slavery also expanded through the domestic slave trade, with Eastern slaves shipped South and West.

Most slaves during the period of to remained agricultural workers, tending cotton File Size: 11KB.The Cotton Kingdom: A Chronicle of the Old South(Volume#27 in the Chronicles of America Series) Dodd, William E Published by Yale University Press 11/19/Cotton kingdom of the new South; a history of the Yazoo Mississippi Delta from reconstruction to the twentieth century by Brandfon, Robert LPages: