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where slavery was prohibited

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Not only masters but apparently most non-slave holding Southerners as well expressed similar beliefs, despite the practical outcome of innumerable court decisions and laws which ultimately enforced the dominance of market and racist values denying any real personhood to all blacks, slave or free.
First, there was never any doubt among slaves and non-slaves of the differences between slave and non-slave status and treatment, nor of the aspirations of the former to become the latter.
US historians, having finally accepted the economic rationality of the system itself, can then move on to other issues, such as why non-slave holding southern whites would support the slave holders rights when they had no chance to become slave holders themselves, or whether holding slaves in and of itself might lead to different sets of class identity and cohesiveness different from merchants or capitalists in general, or even re-think the rationality of the behavior of the "terrorist" John Brown.
Therefore, the development of coffee permitted a large participation of small landholders and non-slave owners.
In general, medium, small, and non-slave owners were predominant in this group, although it was possible to find large slave owners within the group.
Abolitionism and the balance of slave and non-slave states in the Union were among the sources of tension in the anti-bellum period, but the causes of the Civil War, like all such conflicts, were far more complex.
The legacy of slavery is probably an inadequate explanation because the non-slave regions of the South show the highest homicide rates; temperature fails as an explanation because the cooler upland regions have higher homicide rates.
Slave-owners cannot be understood without slaves, and without the non-slave sectors of society.
Whereas the non-slave households were over 95% white in the United States, they tended to be less than 50% white in Brazil.
Using the extremes in racial composition represented by these two municipios, we can control for racial density as a key factor in determining integration or rejection of the freedmen into non-slave society.
Non-slave-owning households made up 70% of all such units in both municipalities, but the total participation of freedmen in these non-slave housing arrangements differed because of the different weight of each group within their respective zones.
As is obvious from their distribution, in neither zone were the free colored simply confined to the non-slave holding households.
Moreover, there was a decline in non-slave exports as the scale of slaving increased.
They drive down the wage scales of the surviving American non-slaves.
Little wonder, as columnist Larry Elder has written, that the "overwhelming majority of Americans object to the absurdity of non-slaveholders compensating non-slaves.