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Expanding Population

Contrary to the experience in the Caribbean and Latin America, where sugar cultivation extracted such extreme labor from the workers that deaths greatly outnumbered births, in the United States, the African-American population experienced natural increase. The fact that there was a ready "supply" of enslaved people in the Old South was a contributing factor in the expansion of the domestic slave trade.

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