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In 1856 , the real and personal estate assessed in the City of Boston amounted in
valuation to within a fraction of $ 250,000,000 , showing conclusively that so far
as dollars and cents are concerned , that single city could buy the whole State of
... favor of the North , of seventeen million four hundred and twenty - three
thousand one hundred and fifty - two bushels , and a difference in value of forty -
four million seven hundred and eighty - two thousand six hundred and thirty - six
... is equally erroneous in other particulars , and very far from the truth in the
general reckoning . We can prove , and we intend to prove , from facts in our
possession , that the hay crop of the free States is worth considerably more in
dollars and ...
... twenty - five dollars per ton ; it would thus appear that this most popular and
valuable provender , one of the staple commodities of the North , commands a
market in a single slave State , to the amount IN ܝܢܐ ܝܘ % F tirr : CONTE 2 ,
ܝܢܐ ܝܘ % F tirr : CONTE 2 , the e henker : Sveta of seven million eight
hundred and seventy - five thousand dollars per annum . In this same State of
Maryland , less than one million of dollar's worth of cotton finds a market , 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