Read chapter 11 and 12 in THE AMERICAN YAWP its a FREE book online and sum up answers for this questions
Describe how slavery became the foundational economic institution in the South and the role the cotton gin played.
Identify myths surrounding slavery in the South and explain the facts.
Explain aspects of the slave culture in the American South.
Explain the power of cotton as a commodity
Trace the motives and routes for westward movement
Discuss the Texas Revolution and Texas annexation
Describe the Mexican-American War, reaction to the war, and the significance of the war