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I trust that my friends and fellow - citizens of the South will read this book -- nay ,
proud as any Southerner though I am , I entreat , I beg of them to do so . And as
the work , considered with reference to its author's nativity , is a novelty — the ...
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having resihe hope that Drel ; that is a reasonable flect upon it of enormous rally
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331 Plea for a great Southern Commercial 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.
Like all other niggervilles in our disreputable part of the confederacy , the
commercial emporium of South Carolina is sick and impoverished ; her silver
cord has been loosed ; her golden bowl has been broken ; and her unhappy
busiEthan rerer land . r the es the sas , dered cious portations are actually less
now than they were a century ago , when South Carolina was the second
commercial province on the continent , Virginia being the first . In 1760 , as we
learn from ...
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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