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... BY THEIR SINCERE FRIEND AND FELLOW - CITIZEN , THE AUTHOR . 1
PREFACE . If my countrymen , particularly my countrymen. To HENRY M , WILLIS
, OF CALIFORNIA , NEW YORK AND VIRGINIA . MASSACHUSETTS AND
... being less than half the number of New York ! led Tors and inal ed we of up In
1791. NEW YORK AND VIRGINIA . MASSACHUSETTS AND NORTH CAROLINA
. WHY THE NORTH HAS SURPASSED. 12 COMPARISON BETWEEN THE.
With feelings mingled with indignation and disgust , we turn from the picture , and
will now pay our respects to 21 1 1 In 1790 , Massachusetts contained 378,717
inhabitants ; in the same year North Carolina contained 393,751 ; in 1850 , the ...
... has no place in the annals or records of the country , and has scarcely ever
been heard of fifty miles from home . In 1853 , the exports of Massachusetts
amounted to ! E bo lo ot $ 16,895,304 , and her imports FREE AND THE SLAVE
In 1850 , the products of manufactures , mining and the mechanic arts in
Massachusetts , amounted to $ 151 ,137,145 ; those of North Carolina , to only $
9,111,245 . In 1856 , the products of these industrial pursuits in Massachusetts
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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