In this chapter you have read about the differences between the North and the South. Throughout the first half of the nineteenth century, those differences led to increased tension and conflicts over lifestyles, economic issues, and the balance of power in Congress. In this activity you will take a closer look at family life in the South before the Civil War.
Destination Title: The Cabildo
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Start at the Cabildo home page.
- Scroll to the bottom of the screen and click on Antebellum LA—Agrarian Life.
- As you scroll down this page to read the information, be sure to study the photographs and illustrations.
Use what you have learned to answer the following questions.