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Boston has grown to be the second commercial city in the Union ; her ships,
freighted with the useful and unique inventions and manufactures of her
ingenious artisans and mechanics, and bearing upon their stalwart arms the
majestic flag of ...
If to-day we could emancipate all the slaves in the Union, we would do it, and the
country and everybody in it would be vastly better off to-morrow. Now is the time
for action ; let us work. By taking a sort of inventory of the agricultural products of
It was our desire and intention to furnish a correct table of the gallon-measure
products of the several States of the Union ; but we have not been successful in
our attempt to procure the necessary statistics. Enough is known, however to
She has not only turned a deaf ear to the counsel of wise men from other States
in the Union, but she has, in like manner, ignored the teachings of the great
warriors and statesmen who have sprung from FREE AND THE SLAVE STATES.
Thus, if we are to believe Mr. Benton, in his " Thirty Year's View," and we are
disposed to regard him as good authority, the Washington Union was brought
into existence under the peculiar auspices of the ostensible editor of the
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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