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CHAPTER H. HOW SLAVERY CAN BE ABOLISHED 123 Value of Lands in the
Free and in the Slave States — A few Plain Words addressed to Slaveholders —
The Old Homestead — Area and Population of the several States, of the ...
... communities and states, we deem it a duty, no less than a privilege, to enter
our protest against it, and to uso our most strenuous efforts to overturn and
abolish it ! Then we are an abolitionist ? Yes ! not merely a freesoiler, but an
Of all the experiments that have been tried by the people in America, slavery has
proved the most fatal ; and the sooner it is abolished the better it will be for us, for
posterity, and for the world. One of the evils resulting from it, and that not the ...
Until the North abolished slavery, she had no advantage of us whatever ; the
South was more than her equal in every respect. But no sooner had she got rid of
that hampering and pernicious institution than she began to absorb our wealth,
... would soon abolish an institution which was so palpably in conflict with the
principles enunciated in the Declaration of ... States, there was a tacit
understanding to this effect ; and the Northern States, true to their implied faith,
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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