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Iarrer -- Southern Journals Struggling for Existence - Paucity of Southern Authors
-- Proportion of White Adults , over Twenty Years of Age , in each State , who
cannot Read and Write , to the Whole White Population -- Southern Authors ...
... minority of the people , and we are determined that it shall rest where it
belongs . More on this subject , however , after a brief but general survey of the
inequalities and disparities that exist between s more all the Pers . choca those
Though neither a prophet nor the son of a prophet , our vision is sufficiently
penetrative to divine the future so far as to be able to see that the " peculiar
institution ” has but a short , and , as heretofore , inglorious existence before it .
Time , the ...
If let alone , we have no doubt the digits themselves would soon terminate the
existence of slavery ; but we do not mean to let them alone ; they must not have
all the honor of annihilating the monstrous iniquity . We want to become an
... who would give credence to all their fustian and bombast , would be under the
necessity of believing that the very existence of almost everything , in the heaven
above , in the earth beneath , and in the water under the earth , depended on it .
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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