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The road we have to travel may be a rough one, but no impediment shall cause
us to falter in our course. The line of our duty is clearly defined, and it is our
intention in follow, jt faithfully, or die in the attempt. But, thanks to heaven, we
have no ...
of knowledge, and, as a matter of course, be introduced and taught as an
indispensable element of practical education in all our principal institutions^of
learning. One of the most vigorous and popular transatlantic writers of the day,
is, to ascertain the general course of operation of man's mental and moral
faculties, and to furnish us with a correct standard of judgment, by enabling us to
determine the average amount of the past as a guide to the average probabilities
of the ...
Our object was to draw an equitable comparison between the value of free and
slave labor in the thirty-one sovereign States, where the two systems,
comparatively unaffected by the wrangling of politicians, and, as a matter of
course, free from ...
From the period of the formation of the government down to the present moment,
her policy has been downright suicidal, and, as a matter of course, wholly
indefensible. She has hugged a viper to her breast ; her whole system has been
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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