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hope their name may be legion ) that slavery , and nothing but slavery , has
retarded the progress and prosperity of our portion of the Union ; depopulated
and impoverished our cities by forcing the more industrious and enterprising
natives of ...
The comparison between the States of Michigan and Arkansas , which were
admitted into the Union at the same time , will fairly illustrate the difference and
value of free and slave labor , as well as the difference of moral and intellectual ...
Perhaps you will dissolve the Union again . Do it , if you dare ! Our motto , and we
would have you to understand it , is the abolition of slarery , and the perpetuation
of the American Union . If , by any means , you do succeed in your treasonable ...
Frown , Sirs , fret , foam , prepare your weapons , threat , strike , shoot , stab ,
bring on civil war , dissolve the Union , nay , annihilate the solar system if you will
— do all this , more , less , better , worse , anything — do what you will , Sirs , you
In a speech in the Virginia Convention , Mr. Monroe said :“ We have found that
this evil has preyed upon the very vitals of the Union , and has been prejudicial to
all the States , in which it has existed . " THE VOICE OF HENRY . The eloquent ...
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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