Given that by 1860 the economic investment represented by the slave population exceeded the value of the nation’s factories, railroads, and banks combined, explain how important slavery was to the national economy and the emergence of the United States as a great power.
Why did many white southerners support slavery even when they did not actually own any slaves?
What forms of slave resistance were practiced in the American South?
The link for the video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=24U156LHXYM
Please answer the following questions 1 paragraph for each question base on the given video.