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Alabama is a state in the southeastern region of the United States.
The American Civil War (also known by other names) was a war fought in the United States from 1861 to 1865.
The American gentry were members of the American upper classes, particularly early in the settlement of the United States.
The American Revolution was a colonial revolt that took place between 1765 and 1783.
Antebellum architecture (meaning "prewar", from the Latin ante, "before", and bellum, "war") is the neoclassical architectural style characteristic of the 19th-century Southern United States, especially the Deep South, from after the birth of the United States with the American Revolution, to the start of the American Civil War.
The Antebellum era was a period in the history of the Southern United States, from the late 18th century until the start of the American Civil War in 1861, marked by the economic growth of the South.
Avirett–Stephens Plantation is a historic plantation complex and national historic district located near Richlands, Onslow County, North Carolina.
During the first half of the nineteenth century, as many as one million enslaved Africans were transported through sales in the domestic slave trade to the Deep South in a forced migration to work as laborers for the region's cotton plantations.
A cash crop or profit crop is an agricultural crop which is grown for sale to return a profit.
The Chesapeake Bay is an estuary in the U.S. states of Maryland and Virginia.
The Chesapeake Colonies were the Colony and Dominion of Virginia, later the Commonwealth of Virginia, and Province of Maryland, later Maryland, both colonies located in British America and centered on the Chesapeake Bay.
The colonial history of the United States covers the history of European colonization of the Americas from the start of colonization in the early 16th century until their incorporation into the United States of America.
The Confederate States Army (C.S.A.) was the military land force of the Confederate States of America (Confederacy) during the American Civil War (1861–1865).
Cotton is a soft, fluffy staple fiber that grows in a boll, or protective case, around the seeds of the cotton plants of the genus Gossypium in the mallow family Malvaceae.
A crop is a plant or animal product that can be grown and harvested extensively for profit or subsistence.
The Deep South is a cultural and geographic subregion in the Southern United States.
The dogtrot, also known as a breezeway house, dog-run, or possum-trot, is a style of house that was common throughout the Southeastern United States during the 19th and early 20th centuries.
First Families of Virginia (FFV) were those families in Colonial Virginia who were socially prominent and wealthy, but not necessarily the earliest settlers.
Georgian architecture is the name given in most English-speaking countries to the set of architectural styles current between 1714 and 1830.
The Greek Revival was an architectural movement of the late 18th and early 19th centuries, predominantly in Northern Europe and the United States.
The history of the Southern United States reaches back hundreds of years and includes the Mississippian people, well known for their mound building.
Indigofera tinctoria, also called true indigo, is a species of plant from the bean family that was one of the original sources of indigo dye.
James Howard Netterville, usually cited as J. H. Netterville (December 4, 1879 - December 17, 1943), was a large cotton plantation manager in Newellton in Tensas Parish in northeastern Louisiana in the Mississippi River delta country.
James Battle Avirett (March 12, 1835 – February 16, 1912) was an American Confederate chaplain and author.
The James River is a river in the U.S. state of Virginia.
Jonathan Weiner (born 1953 in New York City) is a writer of non-fiction books on his biology observations, in particular evolution in the Galápagos Islands, genetics, and the environment.
The Journal of Interdisciplinary History is a peer-reviewed academic journal published four times a year by the MIT Press.
"King Cotton" is a slogan which summarized the strategy used before the American Civil War (of 1861–1865) by pro-secessionists in the southern states (the future Confederate States of America) to claim the feasibility of secession and to prove there was no need to fear a war with the northern states.
This is a list of plantations and/or plantation houses in the United States of America that are national memorials, National Historic Landmarks, listed on the National Register of Historic Places or other heritage register, or are otherwise significant for their history, association with significant events or people, or their architecture and design.
Magnolia grandiflora, commonly known as the southern magnolia or bull bay, is a tree of the family Magnoliaceae native to the southeastern United States, from coastal North Carolina to central Florida, and west to East Texas.
A manor in English law is an estate in land to which is incident the right to hold a court termed court baron, that is to say a manorial court.
Maryland is a state in the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States, bordering Virginia, West Virginia, and Washington, D.C. to its south and west; Pennsylvania to its north; and Delaware to its east.
Mississippi is a state in the Southern United States, with part of its southern border formed by the Gulf of Mexico.
Okra or okro, known in many English-speaking countries as ladies' fingers or ochro, is a flowering plant in the mallow family.
Onslow County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina.
The peanut, also known as the groundnut or the goober and taxonomically classified as Arachis hypogaea, is a legume crop grown mainly for its edible seeds.
Plain Folk of the Old South is a 1949 book by Vanderbilt University historian Frank Lawrence Owsley, one of the Southern Agrarians.
A plantation is a large-scale farm that specializes in cash crops.
Plantation complexes in the Southern United States refers to the built environment (or complex) that was common on agricultural plantations in the American South from the 17th into the 20th century.
A plantation economy is an economy based on agricultural mass production, usually of a few commodity crops grown on large farms called plantations.
The plantations of Leon County were numerous and vast.
Quercus virginiana, also known as the southern live oak, is an evergreen oak tree native to the southeastern United States.
Rice is the seed of the grass species Oryza sativa (Asian rice) or Oryza glaberrima (African rice).
Robert William Fogel (July 1, 1926 – June 11, 2013) was an American economic historian and scientist, and winner (with Douglass North) of the 1993 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences.
Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group is an independent publishing house founded in 1949.
Shirley Plantation is an estate located on the north bank of the James River in Charles City County, Virginia, USA.
Slavery in the United States was the legal institution of human chattel enslavement, primarily of Africans and African Americans, that existed in the United States of America in the 18th and 19th centuries.
South Carolina is a U.S. state in the southeastern region of the United States.
The Lowcountry (sometimes Low Country or just low country) is a geographic and cultural region along South Carolina's coast, including the Sea Islands.
The Southeastern United States (Sureste de Estados Unidos, Sud-Est des États-Unis) is the eastern portion of the Southern United States, and the southern portion of the Eastern United States.
The Southern Historical Association (SHA) is an organization of historians focusing on the history of the Southern United States (commonly referred to as southern history).
The Southern United States, also known as the American South, Dixie, Dixieland, or simply the South, is a region of the United States of America.
Stanley Lewis Engerman (born March 14, 1936) is an economist and economic historian at the University of Rochester.
Sugarcane, or sugar cane, are several species of tall perennial true grasses of the genus Saccharum, tribe Andropogoneae, native to the warm temperate to tropical regions of South and Southeast Asia, Polynesia and Melanesia, and used for sugar production.
A Supervisor, when the meaning sought is similar to foreman, foreperson, overseer, cell coach, manager, facilitator, monitor, or area coordinator, is the job title of a low level management position that is primarily based on authority over a worker or charge of a workplace.
The sweet potato (Ipomoea batatas) is a dicotyledonous plant that belongs to the bindweed or morning glory family, Convolvulaceae.
The Arkansas Historical Quarterly is the scholarly journal of the Arkansas Historical Association.
The Carolinas are the U.S. states of North Carolina and South Carolina, considered collectively.
Tobacco is a product prepared from the leaves of the tobacco plant by curing them.
Ulrich Bonnell Phillips (November 4, 1877 – January 21, 1934) was an American historian who largely defined the field of the social and economic history of the antebellum American South and slavery.
The terms Upland South and Upper South refer to the northern section of the Southern United States, in contrast to the Lower South or Deep South.
Virginia (officially the Commonwealth of Virginia) is a state in the Southeastern and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States located between the Atlantic Coast and the Appalachian Mountains.
Citrullus lanatus is a plant species in the family Cucurbitaceae, a vine-like (scrambler and trailer) flowering plant originally from Africa.
Yam is the common name for some plant species in the genus Dioscorea (family Dioscoreaceae) that form edible tubers.