Context:

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  • Growth of slavery and the notion of a "peculiar institution"
    • Southern perspective - example given by Wooster (TEXAS!)
    • Northern perspective
      • Examples:
        • Fitzhugh-
        • Helper-
  • Slave perspective:
    • Time
      • Generations of slaves
    • Place
      • City vs. frontier
      • North vs. South
    • Slave communities, life, and fears
      • How did slaves challenge the system?
        • Rebellions?
        • Protests?
        • System of negotiations?
  • Southern society protecting slavery:
  • Concepts of Order in the South:
    • short term:
    • long term:
  • Calhoun's argument?
  • Conclusion: Why is this significant?