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Following the order of our task , the next duty that devolves upon us is to trace out
the causes which have conspired to bring about this important change , and to
place on record the reasons , as we understand them , TH L e 1 And now that we
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mange , and d then , . and soul help us God , “ sink or swim , live or die , survive
or per ish , " we are determined to exercise that right with manly firmness , and ...
Patriotism makes us a freesoiler ; state pride makes us an emancipationist ; &
profound sense of duty to the South makes us an abolitionist ; a reasonable
degree of fellow feeling for the negro , makes us a colonizationist . With the free
The line of our duty is clearly defined , and it is our intention to follow it faithfully ,
or die in the attempt . But , thanks to heaven , we have no ominous forebodings of
the result of the contest now pending between Liberty and Slavery in this ...
We believe , moreover , that every patriotic Southerner thus convinced will feel it
a duty he owes to himself , to his country , and to his God , to become a thorough ,
inflexible , practical abolitionist . So mote it be ! Now to our figures .
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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