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King cotton under market sovereignty

Peter Gibbon

King cotton under market sovereignty

the private marketing chain for cotton in western Tanzania, 1997/98

by Peter Gibbon

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Published by Centre for Development Research in Copenhagen, Denmark .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Tanzania,
  • Tanzania.
    • Subjects:
    • Cotton -- Tanzania -- Marketing.,
    • Cotton trade -- Tanzania.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementPeter Gibbon.
      SeriesCDR working paper,, 98.17
      ContributionsCentret for udviklingsforskning (Denmark)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD72 .C38 no. 98.17
      The Physical Object
      Pagination75 p. ;
      Number of Pages75
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL87301M
      LC Control Number99195287

      This encouraged big landowners to plant more cotton, allowing Egypt to double its production. According to an New York Times article, this was still not enough, and the price of Egyptian cotton rose dramatically. In , when King Cotton still ruled, Egyptian cotton brought $12 per kantar (about 99 pounds). By , it sold for $45 per. King Cotton, Library of Congress panorama photograph, published c Life in the cotton fields did not change much in the 50 years prior to this photo during the Civil War time frame. Nearby the large fields of cotton, slave families lived in one-room wooden shacks or houses, which often had only a fire hearth for cooking and heating, but did.

      Required Cookies & Technologies. Some of the technologies we use are necessary for critical functions like security and site integrity, account authentication, security and privacy preferences, internal site usage and maintenance data, and to make the site work correctly for browsing and transactions. That passage was written in It comes from a widely circulated late antebellum tract by David Christy, a Cincinnati-based journalist and political economist who took up the task of “proving” that “King Cotton” was the engine of the world’s argument held that the integral position of cotton on a global stage made it indispensable to the financial and commercial.

      King Cotton uses the College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework's Inquiry Arc as a blueprint to lead students through an investigation of the impact of cotton on the history and culture of the United States. The Inquiry Arc consists of four dimensions of informed inquiry in social studies: D eveloping questions and planning inquiries;; Applying disciplinary concepts and tools;. Description. King Cotton in Modern America places the once kingly crop in historical perspective, showing how "cotton culture" was actually part of the larger culture of the United States despite many regarding its cultivation and sources as hopelessly backward. Leaders in the industry, acting through the National Cotton Council, organized the various and often conflicting segments to make the.


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The concept of “King Cotton” was first suggested in David Christy’s book Cotton Is King (). Convinced of the supremacy of its commodity at home and abroad, the South was confident of success if secession from the Union should lead to war.

On the floor of the U.S. Senate, Senator James H. Hammond declaimed (March 4, ): “You dare not make war upon cotton.

"King Cotton" is a slogan that summarized the strategy used before the American Civil War (of –) by pro-secessionists in the southern states (the future Confederate States of America) to claim the feasibility of secession and to prove there was no need to fear a war with the northern states.

"Cotton is king" Speech by Sen. James Henry Hammond of South Carolina to the United States Senate, March 4, James Henry Hammond () was a prominent South Carolina planter who served the King cotton under market sovereignty book as United States Congressman (), Governor (), and United States Senator ().

It is the story of Kit Ormerod’s life in the years immediately before and during the American Civil war. The book is set mainly in England, both in Liverpool and in Kit’s home town. He is a clerk in a cotton brokers and his home town is heavily dependent on the cotton grown in the Southern States, the supply of which dried up during the /5.

King Cotton was a phrase coined in the years before the Civil War to refer to the economy of the American South. The southern economy was particularly dependent on cotton. And, as cotton was very much in demand, both in America and Europe, it created a special set of circumstances.

But in a curious final twist, the “King Cotton” theorists of old would have likely balked at the decision by their latter-day inheritors to label plantation slavery a capitalistic enterprise.

To the original pro-slavery theorists, the very free-market theories that Baptist and the New York Times indict were an existential threat. An epic historical novel set in Victorian Liverpool and the Lancashire mill towns at the time of American civil war and the extreme poverty of the mill workers due to the blockade of American cotton.

The Author brilliantly weaves the story of one man and his opposition to slavery in with the political intrigues of the period and truly accurate Reviews: Cotton is king David Christy, Albert Taylor Bledsoe, William Harper, Thornton Stringfellow, James Henry Hammond, Samuel Adolphus Cartwright, Charles Hodge Full view - Cotton Is King.

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Book Excerpt. Transcription of Primary Source Westward, are brought under cultivation, will be an imperious necessity, is known to every statesman. The farmers of these new States, after the example of those of the older sections of the country, will demand a market for their products.

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Shop now. Amongst these debate s, the “ Cotton is King, ” of “King Cotton,” concept perforated into the Southern consciousness. Elites believed that the North would bow to Southern demands because of their reliance on Southern products in their manufacturing industry. This concept wasn’t constrained by national borders, the South believed that they could gain international recognition because.

The cotton gin, patented by American-born born inventor Eli Whitney inrevolutionized the cotton industry by greatly speeding up the tedious process of removing seeds and husks from cotton fiber.

Similar to today’s massive machines, Whitney’s cotton gin used hooks to draw unprocessed cotton through a small-mesh screen that separated the fiber from seeds and husks. The expansion of cotton meant the geographic expansion of slavery as well. In its wake, cotton dragged its enslaved laborers to the rich states in the country’s then-southwest where it could be grown more easily.

It was “as if this plant-king,” wrote historian W. Hammond, “were literally leading the human captives in his train.”. King Cotton in Modern America places the once kingly crop in historical perspective, showing how "cotton culture" was actually part of the larger culture of the United States despite many regarding its cultivation and sources as hopelessly backward.

Leaders in the industry, acting through the National Cotton Council, organized the various and often conflicting segments to make the Reviews: 1. What is meant by "Cotton is king?" how did its sovereignty extend beyond the south.

What implications did its rule have. as time passed by the cotton king developed into a huge agricultural factory, pouring out avalanches of fiber, this made the north and south rested on the backs of southern slaves. Cotton was 'king' in the plantation economy of the Deep South.

The cotton economy had close ties to the Northern banking industry, New England textile factories and the economy of Great Britain. The answer is the cotton farms were dominating the southern economy. Explanation: King Cotton was a popular term used in antebellum south, mostly due to the fact that cotton dominated the southern economy.

The slaves worked hard in cotton plantation bringing prosperity and economy growth to the south. In the antebellum era—that is, in the years before the Civil War—American planters in the South continued to grow Chesapeake tobacco and Carolina rice as they had in the colonial era.

Cotton, however, emerged as the antebellum South’s major commercial crop, eclipsing tobacco, rice, and sugar in economic importance. Bythe region was producing two-thirds of the world’s cotton.

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Fortunately for you it was the commencement of the cotton season, and we have poured in upon you one million six hundred thousand bales of cotton just at the crisis to save you from destruction. That cotton, but for the bursting of your speculative bubbles in the North, which produced the whole of this convulsion, would have brought us.King Cotton Expression used by Southern authors and orators before the Civil War to indicate the economic dominance of the Southern cotton industry, and that the North needed the South's cotton.

In a speech to the Senate inJames Hammond declared, "You daren't make war against cotton!.1. What is meant by "Cotton is King?" How did its sovereignty extend beyond the South?

What implications did its rule have? 2. In what ways was the south "basically undemocratic?" The antebellum South was more of an oligarchy; a government ran by a few.

The government was heavily affected by the planter aristocracy.