The South depended on cotton; cotton depended on salary. The South depended on cotton; cotton depended on salary. The American government relied on tariff revenues generated by the South. By Admin|2020-05-17T07:41:21-04:00May 17th, 2020|HISTORICALS|0 Comments Share This Story, Choose Your Platform! FacebookTwitterRedditLinkedInWhatsAppTumblrPinterestVkEmail Leave A Comment Cancel replyComment Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.