Carefully read the following question, and submit your answer based on your readings and understanding of the subject. Your answer should be at least 2-3 paragraph in length. Please proofread your submission–points will be deducted for sloppy work. Please type or paste your answer directly on the Blackboard page.
Could the agricultural depression which settled on the South have been avoided, or was it a natural consequence of the devastation of war and the demise of slavery? List specific examples to support your contention.