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Whether slave women had an easier – or harder – lot than slave men is a subject of some debate. It has been claimed that slave women had a more dominant role than women in white society and were ‘mistresses of their cabins’. However, most scholars think that slave society echoed free society and that men usually had the primary role. Domestic chores within slave families were usually done by women on top of their heavy work for their owners. Chapter 2: The cotton economy and slavery Slavery pre-1800 Southern commitment to slavery The importance of cotton Statistical evidence How did US slavery compare with slavery elsewhere?

In 1956, Kenneth Stampp, a white Northerner, published The Peculiar Institution, in which he put forward a very different interpretation. While accepting that there were massive variations, Stampp held that slavery was harsh rather than benign. He saw little in the way of good relationships between owner and owned. In his view, the typical plantation was an area of persistent conflict between master and slaves. 27 KE Y T E R M Planters Men who owned plantations with twenty or more slaves. Stampp’s thesis, which has been supported by a host of other historians, remains the prevailing view.

Southern protests rose to a crescendo when the protectionist ‘Tariff of Abominations’ (which greatly increased tariffs) was passed by Congress in 1828. John C. Calhoun and nullification John C. Calhoun, a powerful politician from South Carolina (and VicePresident of the USA 1825–32), denounced the ‘Tariff of Abominations’ in the South Carolina Exposition and Protest, written anonymously in 1828. Claiming it was ‘unconstitutional, unequal and oppressive’, he proposed an ingenious constitutional safeguard for Southern rights: the doctrine of nullification.

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