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24 August, 04:23

Which piece of evidence BEST explains HOW cotton and tobacco led to the expansion of slavery in the South?

A

While New England's development centered on trade, and the middle colonies fed America, the Southern colonies turned to cash crops.

B

Virginia was the first successful Southern colony. Immediately to its north was Maryland. In both colonies, tobacco became the most important crop.

C

The South's focus on growing cash crops led to the development of a slave labor force that was largely unknown north of Maryland.

D

Slaves were present in the North but were much more important to the South. They were the backbone of the Southern economy.

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  1. 24 August, 05:15
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    The answer is

    C

    The South's focus on growing cash crops led to the development of a slave labor force that was largely unknown north of Maryland
  2. 24 August, 05:16
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    C: the souths focus on growing cash crops led to the development of a slave labor force that was largely unknown north of maryland.
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