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Slave-Poor White Violence in the Antebellum Carolinas

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This article examines the often violent relationship between slaves and poor whites in the antebellum Carolinas. In poor white communities, the ideal of honor was very important to a man's standing in the community. When a poor white man was not respected in his community, he still demanded respect in the black community, often using force to achieve it.
North Carolina Historical Review (NoCar F251 .N892), Vol. 81 Issue 2, Apr 2004, p139-167 , il, f