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  1. Jun 2022
    1. Until about 1780 to 1790, the WestIndies and especially Saint-Domingue were the primary cottonproducers. After the collapse of the plantations on Saint-Dominguefollowing the slave revolt of 1791, the US South took up the torchand pushed the acquisition of slaves and the capacity for cotton pro-duction to unprecedented levels