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... the Non-slaveholding Whites — Liberal Slaveholders, and what may be
expected of them— Slave-driving Democrats— Classification of Votes Polled at
the Five Points Precinct in 1856— Parts played by the Republicans, Whigs,
And this, by the way, is a fit occasion to call attention to the fact, that slave-driving
Democrats have been the perpetrators of almost every brutal outrage that ever
disgraced our halls of legislation. Of countless instances of assault and battery, ...
... and free schools," and which have exposed their citizens to all the perils of
numerical weakness, absolute ignorance, and hopeless poverty, voted for
Buchanan, the Democratic candidate, who, 170 HOW SLAVERY CAN BE
norance, and hopeless poverty, voted for Buchanan, the Democratic candidate,
who, in reply to the overtures of his slave-driving partisans, had signified his
willingness to pursue a policy that would perpetuate and disseminate, without
Though the Whig, Democratic, and Know-Nothing dews- papers, in all the States,
free and slave, denounced Col. Fremont as an intolerant Catholic, it is now
generally conceded that he was nowhere supported by the peculiai friends 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