Social Studies (2010) - Grade(s): 4
Identify information about early nineteenth- century farmers, plantation owners, slaves, and townspeople.
- During this time, most families in Alabama did not own slaves; most slaves were owned by Plantation Owners.
- Most of Alabama's families made a living through agriculture.
- The Black Belt and fertile river valleys were major areas of agricultural production.
Students are able to:
- Compare and contrast cultural, economic, and political aspects of the lifestyles of early nineteenth-century farmers, plantation owners, slaves, and townspeople.
- Describe major areas of agricultural production in Alabama, including the Black Belt and fertile river valleys.
Students understand that:
- There were cultural, political, and economic inequities in Alabama in the early 19th Century between slaves, Yeoman farmers, and Plantation owners.