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African Slavery and the Plantation Cotton System

November 13 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Presenter: Dr. Bill Wiist          This presentation will describe the role of enslaved Africans on cotton plantations in the colonial and post-independence period of the U.S., and how slavery drove the evolution and modernization of the U.S. industrial capitalist economy and formed the foundation for the Industrial Revolution. The presentation will identify the remnants of the plantation slavery system in the Jim Crow period and in contemporary U.S. society.

Details

Date:
November 13
Time:
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Venue

Salishan Spa & Golf Resort
7760 US-101
Gleneden Beach, OR
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Phone:
(541) 764-3600
Website:
http://www.salishan.com/