Defending the institution of slavery by the southerners

What were the main arguments proslavery southerners used to defend the institution of slavery against accusations that
slavery was barbaric and backward? What were the limits of these arguments (in other
words, how were these arguments less than convincing)? (See the textbook for contextual
information, Three Pro-Slavery Arguments primary documents, and the Pro-Slavery
Arguments Video Lecture).

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