Essays Tagged: "Plantation Economy"

The Affect of Slavery on Whites in the South

ply affected by the 'curious institution' of slavery, and it changed the face of the south with the plantation economy and tough competition for menial jobs that made it difficult for poor laborers to ... ention of Eli Whitney's cotton gin in 1793 reinvigorated the institution of slavery by making large plantations with hundreds of slaves profitable and cotton soon became the dominant crop of the south ...

(4 pages) 69 1 3.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

What is meant by "industrialisation by invitation" and did it lead to economic development in the region?

been labeled as weak and dependent, and controlled by stronger foreign states and institutions (The Plantation Economy). Sir Arthur Lewis, St. Lucia's first Nobel Prize winner, has released several pu ... opt industries that are in alignment with their natural resources.Contrary to New world economists' Plantation Model of the Caribbean Mr. Lewis proposed a model of his own dubbed the 'Dual Economy'. H ...

(3 pages) 7867 0 3.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory