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... of the Interior — Secretaries of the Treasury — Secretaries of War —
Secretaries of the Navy — Result of the Presidential Elections in the United
States from 1796 to 1856— Aid for Kansas — Contributions for the Sufferers in
Portsmouth, Va., ...
One of the most noticeable and commendable features of the last general
election is this : almost every State, whose inhabitants have enjoyed the
advantages of free soil, free labor, free speech, free presses, and free schools,
and who have, ...
... a Democratic procession, exceedingly motley and unrefined, marched through
the streets of one of the great cities of the North, little less than a fortnight
previous to the election of Mr. Buchanan to the Presidency ; and the occasion
gave rise, ...
A man who has nothing but political business to attend to — I mean the
management of elections — ought to be shunned by all honest men. If it were
possible, he should have the mark of Cain put upon him, that he might be known
as a plotter ...
... protection, and security, of the People, Nation, or Community ; That elections of
members to serve aa representatives of the people in assembly ought to be free ;
That all men having sufficient evidence of permanent common interest with, ...
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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