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While the North develops an industrial economy and culture, the South develops a slave culture and economy, and the great rift between the regions becomes unbreachable.
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Ante-bellum slavery and resistance.


Free states and slave states, before the Mexican War.


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Slaves found a variety of ways to resist their oppression. They told stories, they feigned illness, they maintained their own religious and cultural traditions, and, at times, they ran away.

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