slave population for South Carolina, Mississippi, Louisiana,

Philosophers P - Z Troublemakers The map’s shading makes exquisitely clear that slaveholding was heavily concentrated in Virginia’s eastern and southern counties, whose geography was far better suited to a plantation economy than that of the mountainous western part of the state. map depicting the distribution of slavery across the entire South, “The Cartography of Slavery and the Authority of Statistics,”.

"Entered according to Act of Congress, A.D. 1861 by Henry S. Graham, in the Clerk's Office of the District of Columbia." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes census table for 1860. AFRICA MAPS Army." An important part of the Triangular Trade were the goods traded, such as tobacco, coffee, cotton, sugar, mining, and rice. Map Description Map showing the distribution of the slave population of the southern states of the United States. People in History J - M This representation of North America at this time creates a perception of a trade dominant world..

Artists EUROPE MAPS: S Indeed at the August 1861 Second Wheeling Convention, following Virginia’s secession from the Union in May, many of these low-slavery western counties voted in turn to secede from Virginia and reenter the Union as the State of “Kanawha.” After a long political process, this new state—now named West Virginia—was admitted to the Union in 1863. Below is a chart of the number of slaveholders by the number of slaves that they owned. Susan Schulten has suggested—and I concur—that the map was designed to capitalize on this fact and influence the secession debate in Virginia: “The map sends two mutually reinforcing messages about the crisis in Virginia. Native Americans &

Map of Free and Slave States in 1860 This map identifies which states and territories of the United States allowed slavery and which did not in 1860, on the eve of the Civil War.

Intended to demonstrate the wildly uneven distribution of slaveholding in Virginia and thereby influence the secession debates of 1861. Engr.

"Washington, June 13th, 1861." History satisfactorily cleaned up.

Manuscript additions to this map by an early owner reflect this: A notation to the western counties reads “Western Virginia. Credits Apologies for the temporary mess. What the legend means is that the lightest yellow represents counties where there were 450 or fewer slaves living; the dark red represents counties where there were more than 5,380 slaves and fewer than 37,300 slaves. How many more were there? The Virginia map is rare on the antiquarian market: None are listed on Antique Map Price Record, while Rare Book Hub lists but a single impression, sold at Swann Galleries in 2003. Sitemap 03    LC copy imperfect: Torn at upper fold line, taped, adhesive labels affixed to verso, cover title panel missing.

Musicians, Painters & Alabama, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, It also allows us to take note of which countries were in most use of the slaves. Minor soiling and discoloration, largely confined to margins. People in History G - I I've recently migrated this blog, and the older posts might not yet be The data is taken from the United States Census of 1860 and represents the first attempt to use census data as the basis of a thematic map.


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WORLD MAPS (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Map of Slavery and Emancipation in the References Grim and Block, Torn in Two, pp. "Sold for the benefit of the sick and wounded soldiers of the U.S.

1790-1860, Speech: The Hypocrisy of American Slavery MAPS:  Eu-Ez By definition, using quartiles means that one-quarter of the counties on the map would be colored bright red. If this were a map of smokers, then one-fourth of the counties would be bright red; if it were a map of lung cancer, one-fourth of the counties would be bright red.

That organization’s mission—“for the benefit of the sick and wounded soldiers” mirrors the map’s assertion that it was “Sold for the benefit of the sick and wounded of the U.S. Army.”. Slavery was established an institution within the Virginia colony from soon after its founding early in the seventeenth century.

An interactive map showing how slavery spread across the United States. The lack of any other cities being labeled makes it seem as if no other cities exist—the United States is only defined by its trading ports.

HISTORY DICTIONARY          (See Susan Schulten, “The Coast Survey maps of slavery: new discoveries!” at Sheet sectioned to 18 panels to enable folding. Phillips, Maps of America, p. 989 (June 13, 1861).

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Source Text - By Title Battles 1500 - 1799 Wars & EUROPE MAPS: J - N AUSTRALIA AND TL;DR I made a bad map of slavery, and there is a better map at the end of the post. Army."

You will notice the bold black blocks labeled with a number. 25-28. MAPS: F Revolutions K - O If it were not for the title, we would not know that the arrows drawn across the ocean are actually representing humans being shipped. A - C EUROPE MAPS: R Copyright 2020 American Social History Productions, Inc. Who Freed the Slaves? Sitemap 21    Maps relating to Virginia, 919... Graham, C. (Curtis ) - Graham, Henry S. - Hergesheimer, E. (Edwin).

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EUROPE Though still dated June 13, 1861 it bears a certification by the Census Superintendent Kennedy dated September 9, 1861. The Jenks method tries to make groups whose individual members are as close to each other as possible, but where each group in the aggregate is as much unlike the other groups as possible. World Map: Slave Trade 1700-1800. U.S. Slave POPULATION 1860. (PDF), European Ports: Slave Trade Traffic Battles D - L

It does however seem to have had rather wide distribution among influential Unionists. Wars & EUROPE MAPS: O - Q

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Compiled from the census of 1860. Expansion at the Turn of the Twentieth Century, Why They Fought: Ordinary Soldiers in the Civil War, Two Wings of the Same Bird: Cuban Immigration and Puerto Rican Migration to the United States, Industrialization and Expansion (1877-1913), Great Depression and World War II (1929-1945), Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License. For example, the slave trade began in the 1500s, not 1650, so we can ask ourselves why did the cartographer of this map choose to leave out a whole entire century? "Sold for the benefit of the sick and wounded of the U.S. Sitemap 19   Sitemap 20   About Us

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The NYT has posted an interesting interactive map showing the results of the last slave Census taken in the U.S., in 1860, which I discovered via Jessica Brown and Jim Yocom. "Entered according to Act of Congress, A.D. 1861 by Henry S. Graham, in the Clerk's Office of the District of Columbia." Sitemap 10  

These numbers tell the amount of slaves being sent to that specific location. Includes population table based on census of 1860 by county dated "August 27th 1861" and note. Leonhardt.

Those numbers should give a reader pause: why should a county with 5,380 slaves be classified the same as a county with almost seven times as many slaves? Poets, Writers & This map, however, only focuses on the trade between Africa and the Americas. A blog from FYS100: The Rhetorical Lives of Maps (University of Richmond), Our Digital Scholarship Lab Collaboration, Team Map Presentation – “North Korean Prison Camps”, Wiley/National Geographic College Atlas of the World, Global Internet Usage Based on Time of Day, Letts’s Bird’s Eye View of the Approaches to India. This lack of detail adds to the dehumanization of the slaves. EUROPE Old vertical fold and a few small chips and short tears to upper margin reinforced/repaired on verso. Manuscript annotations in western part of the state. Some of the most important parts of this map are the bits that are not actually shown on the map—the things left out, or the silences of the map. Historic The second edition adds a printed border delineating the western counties and labels them “Kanawha,” implicitly endorsing their secession from Virginia. Map of the Slave Population in the United States 1860.

EUROPE The one directional arrows give the appearance of the Americas ripping Africa of their resources and not giving them anything else in return. Wooldridge, Mapping Virginia, #140 (p. 149).

the slave population of the southern states of the United States. X no.