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... the two Sections — Popular Vote for President in 1856 — Patents Issued on
New Inventions — Value of Church Property — Acts of Benevolence —
Contributions for the Bible Causcj Tract Cause, Missionary Cause, and
Colonization Cause ...
The Chief Justices and the Associate Justices of the Supreme Court of the United
States, the Presidents pro teni. of the Senate, and the Speakers of the House of
Representatives, have, in a large majority of instances, been slave-breeders ...
POPULAR VOTE FOR PRESIDENT BY THE FREE STATES 1856. TABLE NO.
XLVII. POPULAR VOTE FOR PRESIDENT BY THE SLAVE STATES 1856.
Alabama Arkansas Delaware Florida Georgia Kentucky Louisiana Maryland
In that period, there have been eighteen elections for President, the candidates
chosen in twelve of them being Southern men and slaveholders, in six of them
Northern men and non- slaveholders. No Northern man has ever been re-elected
Pitt, William, 246. Plato, 256. Polybius, 256. Pope Gregory XVI., 271. Tope Leo X.,
255. Popular Vote for President in 1856, 293. Population of the Several States,
144. Porteus, Bishop, 261. Postmasters-General, 311. Post Office Statistics, 287.
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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