Prompt:For many years American historians had argued that slavery was an antiqua

Prompt:For many years American historians had argued that slavery was an antiquated economic system that was not compatible with the capitalism then developing in the north. Edward Baptist’s work challenges this notion and argues that American slavery was closely tied to modern legal, financial, and economic systems. In what ways was American slavery an eminently modern system according to Baptist? How was the development of American capitalism directly connected to the expansion of American slavery?Please keep your paper between 1300 and 1600 words. Please read and follow these guidelines when writing your paper:Be sure to use evidence from the Baptist book to support your arguments in the paper. Your answer should focus exclusively on evidence from The Half Has Never Been Told. Do not use any outside sources to answer this question.