large areas of land and slave labor
Sharecropping and Tenant farming were two systems that replaced the plantation system in the south after the Civil War.
you tell me!
Wealthy Plantation Owners.
Small plantation owners, which was the secOnd highest social class in the south, controlled politics in the south.
New York and New England capitalists controlled the South's cotton trade by the middle of the 19th century. To a large extent, large cotton plantation owners in the South also played a role in controlling US cotton trade.
small farmers formed the majority of the southern population, the planters controlled much of the south's economy.
mainly rich plantation owners
Quite a few.
The rich.. ,, politicians,, and plantation owners formerly
Few cities developed in the South during the 1700s because of the plantation economy. Owners had large, lucrative estates with free labor, out in the country.
The plantation owners
so they wouldn't have to do all the work themselves
i believe its called a plantation.