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Ch 13: The American Journey Chapter 13: North & South

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The North & South chapter of this Glencoe The American Journey Companion Course helps students learn the essential lessons associated with the North and South in the Antebellum Era. Each of these simple and fun video lessons is about five minutes long and is sequenced to align with the North & South textbook chapter.

How It Works:

  • Identify the lessons in the Glencoe North & South chapter with which you need help.
  • Find the corresponding video lessons with this companion course chapter.
  • Watch fun videos that cover the Antebellum Era topics you need to learn or review.
  • Complete the quizzes to test your understanding.
  • If you need additional help, rewatch the videos until you've mastered the material or submit a question for one of our instructors.

Students will learn:

  • The 19th century commercial revolution in the North
  • Major 19th century inventions
  • Northern urbanization problems
  • The history of slavery in America
  • How life in the South was

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5 Lessons in Chapter 13: The American Journey Chapter 13: North & South
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Economic Developments in the North: A Commercial Revolution

1. Economic Developments in the North: A Commercial Revolution

In the Antebellum Era, the Northern part of the United States was revolutionized by a series of innovations, triggering a shift from an agricultural to a commercial economy. These economic changes sharpened the differences between North and South.

Problems of Urbanization and Daily Life in the North

2. Problems of Urbanization and Daily Life in the North

In the antebellum years, American cities grew. Find out why and what it was like to live in New York, Philadelphia and other Northern cities in the middle of the 19th century.

Slavery in America: Cotton, Slave Trade and the Southern Response

3. Slavery in America: Cotton, Slave Trade and the Southern Response

The United Sates was conceived on the idea of freedom and the rights of all people, but early on, an institution took hold that was the exact opposite of that idea. In this lesson, find out the roots of slavery in the States, how it took hold, how slaves lived, and how they resisted the bonds of slavery.

Life in the South: Ordered Society and Economy of the Southern States

4. Life in the South: Ordered Society and Economy of the Southern States

While the North was urbanizing and industrializing, the South became more committed to its rural, leisurely lifestyle and its agricultural economy built on slave labor. Limited industry did exist, but cotton was king!

Life on Southern Plantations

5. Life on Southern Plantations

Imagine touring a typical Southern Plantation. You probably would envision seeing slaves engaged in hard labor and owners living lives of leisure. The following lesson will illustrate this scenario with accurate details and precise information.

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