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331 Plea for a great Southern Commercial City - Importance of Cities in General -
Letters from the Mayors of sundry American Cities , North and South - Wealth and
Population of New - York , Baltimore , Philadelphia , New Orleans , Boston , St.
To the illiterate poor whites -- made poor and ignorant by the system of slavery–
they hold out the idea that slavery is the very bulwark of our liberties , and the
foundation of American independence ! For hours at a time , day after day , will
... eloquent passage , exhibiting the philosophy of free and slave labor , from the
facile pen of the editor of the North American and United States Gazette : " In the
very nature of things , the freeman must pro- ! duce more than the slave . There is
Says the North American and United States Gazette : “ We have but to compare
the States , possessing equal natural advantages , in which the two kinds of labor
are employed , in order to decide with entire confidence as to which kind is the ...
As a means of protection against the exigencies which might arise from a sudden
transition from their present homes in America to their future homes in Africa , and
for the purpose of enabling them there to take the initiatory step in the walks of ...
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A must read for anyone that wants to understand the economic and social implications of the Southern slave aristocracy.
A well researched and written review of the slave aristocracy that suppressed and exploited both black slaves and non-slave holding whites alike.
This book is critical to understanding why the Southern Gentry despised the North for "exploiting" the South and "stealing" the Souths' financial resources when in fact the increasingly inefficient and unproductive system of slave labor doomed the South to ever increasing reliance on Northern resources to maintain their facade of prosperity.
H. R. Helper explains the slave states downward spiral toward economic collapse that will ultimately drive 11 of the states to secede from the Union and start the Civil War
This book is an insight today into much of the Souths' ongoing struggle to join the rest of the United States in economic prosperity