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WOODFORD O. HOLMAK, OF OREGON, FORMERLY OF KENTUCKY,
MATTHEW K. SMITH, OF WASHINGTON TERRITORY, FORMERLY OF VIRGINIA
, AND TO THE NON-SLAVEHOLDING WHITES OF THE SOUTH GENERALLY, ...
ducts of the two great sections of the country, we have been guided by prices
emanating from the Bureau of Agriculture in Washington ; and in a catalogue of
those prices now before us, we perceive that the average value of hay throughout
It gives us no pleasure to say hard things of the Old Dominion, the mother of
Washington, Jefferson, Henry, and other illustrious patriots, who, as we shall
prove hereafter, were genuine abolitionists ; but the policy which she has
pursued has ...
... are the only members of this confederacy that have established republican
forms of government based upon the theories of Washington, Jefferson, Madison,
Henry, and other eminent statesmen of Virginia. The great revolutionary
Fifty-seven years ago she was the Empire State ; now, with half a dozen other
slaveholding states thrown into the scale with her, she is far inferior to New-York,
which, at the time Cornwallis surrendered his sword to Washington, was less
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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