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... 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. Louis, Brooklyn, Charleston,
It is a well-known and incontestlble fact, that the Northern States furnished about
two-thirds of all the American troops engaged in the Revolutionary War ; and,
though they were neither more nor less brave or patriotic FREE AND THE SLAVE
... shall quote more freely hereafter ; and we think his emphatic use of the
participle abolish, at that early day, is proof positive that the glorious " Father of
his Country" is entitled to the first place in the calendar of primitive American
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 ...
Emigrants sent to Liberia by the American Colonization Society, during the ten
years ending January 1st, 1857. In 1847 89 In 1848 213 In 1849 474 In 1850 590
In 1851 279 In 1852 568 In 1853 583 In 1854 783 In 1855 207 In 1856 544 Total
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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