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... of Manufactures -- Miles of Canals and Railroads in Operation -- Public
Schools - Libraries other than Private -Newspapers and Periodicals -- Illiterate
White Adults- National Political Power of the two Sections — Popular Vote for
President in ...
... a Southern man , fourth President of the United States , a most correct thinker ,
and one of the greatest statesmen the country has produced , " thought it wrong
to admit the idea that there could be property in man , " and we indorse , to the ...
The Chief Justices and the Associate Justices of the Supreme Court of the United
States , the Presidents pro tem . of the Senate , and the Speakers of the House of
Representatives , have , in a large majority of instances , been slave - breeders ...
On the 20th of October , 1774 , while Congress was in session in Philadelphia ,
Peyton Randolph , President , the following resolution , among others , was
unanimously adopted " That we will neither import nur purchase any slave
We will first listen to Dr. Franklin was the first president of “ The Pennsylvania
Society for promoting the Abolition of Slavery ; " and it is now generally conceded
that this was the. THE VOICE OF FRANKLIN . THE VOICE OF HAMILTON .
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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