Learning Objectives

4.1 Explain the political, economic, and social forces that led to the creation of slavery in British America. Apply the Noel and Blauner Hypotheses to the development of slavery.
4.2 Apply the concepts of power, inequality, discrimination, prejudice and racism, and assimilation to the American system of slavery.
4.3 Explain the regional variations in the Southern System of Slavery
4.4 Understand the dynamics of gender relations under American slavery.
4.5 Apply the Noel and Blauner hypotheses and other concepts to the creation of minoritygroup status for Native Americans and Mexican Americans. Understand how subsistence technology and the nature of the contact situation affected these groups.