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Eli Whitney Invents the gotton Gin

1793 - 01/02/1793

Charlestown, South Carolina is the nation's 5th largest city

1800 - 01/02/1800

Cotton makes up 1/3 of ALL US exports

1820 - 01/02/1820

The economy in the South propsers

1820 - 01/02/1820

Denmark Vesey plots an uprising in South Carolina

1821 - 01/02/1821

iSouthern states pass laws to limit rights of free African Americans

1830 - 01/02/1830

Nat Truner leads a slave revolt

1831 - 01/02/1831

Joseph Reid Anderson's tredegar iron works and became the leading iron product

1840 - 01/02/1840

William Gregg tours New England textile mills

1844 - 01/02/1844

Harriett Tubman helps enslaved people escape

1850 - 01/02/1850

South is only accounted for a small percentage of the nation's manufacturing

1850 - 01/02/1850

Hundreds of public schools operating in North Carolina

1860 - 01/02/1860

400,000 households in South held slaves

1860 - 01/02/1860

1/3 of the nation's rail lines layed within the South

1860 - 01/02/1860

Population of Baltimore reaches 212,000

1860 - 01/02/1860