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... and adornment ; and though you have maltreated, outraged and defrauded us
in every relation of life, civil, social, and political, yet we are willing to forgive and
forget you, if you will but do us justice on a single count. Of you, the introducers, ...
... social, civil, and political evil — a dire enemy to true wealth and national
greatness, 'and an atrocious crime against both God and man ; and, in the
second place, that it is a paramount TOljpwhich we bwe to heaven, to the earth,
to America, ...
Beyond the power of computation is the extent of the moral, social, civil, and
political evils which they have brought, and are still bringing, on the country.
Were it possible that the whole number could be gathered together and
transformed into ...
At the very moment we write, as has been the case ever since the United States
have had a distinct national existence, and as will always continue to be the case
, unless right triumphs over wrong, all the civil, political, and other offices, within ...
Compared with some of their barbarisms at home, however, their frenzied
onslaughts at the national Capital have been but the simplest breaches of civil
deportment ; and it is only for the /7^ 1(& n«W SLAVERY CAN BE ABOLISHED.
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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