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... Revenue , and Expenditure of the several States - Sterling Extracts and
General Remarks on Free and Slave Labor- The Immediate Abolition of Slavery
the True Policy of the South . CHAPTER II . HOW SLAVERY CAN BE
Then we are an abolitionist ? Yes ! not merely a freesoiler , but an abolitionist , in
the fullest sense of the term . We are not only in favor of keeping slavery out of the
territories , but , carrying our opposition to the institution a step further , matters ...
12 : we here unhesitatingly declare ourself in favor of its immediate and
unconditional abolition , in every state in this ... to the South makes us an
abolitionist ; a reasonable degree of fellow feeling for the negro , makes us a
The first and most sacred duty of every Southerner , who has the honor and the
interest of his country at heart , is to declare himself an unqualified and
uncompromising abolitionist . No conditional or half - way declaration will avail ;
no mere ...
Nothing short of the complete abolition of slavery can save the South from falling
into the vortex of utter ruin . Too long have we yielded a submissive obedience to
the tyrannical domination of an inflated oligarchy , too long have we tolerated ...
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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