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... and the New Admitted into the Union — First European Settlements in America
— Freedom and Slavery at the Fair — What Freedom Did — What Slavery Did —
Average Value per Acre of Lands in the States of New York and North Carolina.
We are credibly informed that many of the farmers in the immediate vicinity of
Baltimore, where we now write, have turned their attention exclusively to hay, and
that from one acre they frequently gather two tons, for which they receive fifty ...
... and quite dependent on us for the necessaries of life. How preposterously false
all such babble is, the following tables will show : — TABLE NO. XVI. ACTUAL
CROPS PER ACRE ON THE AVERAGE 68 COMPARISON BETWEEN THE.
ACTUAL CROPS PER ACRE ON THE AVERAGE IN THE FREE STATES 1850.
TABLE NO. XVII. ACTUAL CROPS PER ACRE ON THE AVERAGE IN THE
SLAVE STATES 1850. RECAPITULATION OF ACTUAL CROPS PER ACRE ON
RECAPITULATION OF ACTUAL CROPS PER ACRE ON THE AVERAGE 1850. ...
Two hundred and thirteen bushels as the products of five acres in the North, and
only one hundred and seventy bushels as the products of five acres in 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