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Neither is it our design to launch into a philosophical disquisition on the laws and
principles of light and darkness , with a view of educing any additional evidence
of the fact , that as a general rule , the rays of the sun are more fructifying and ...
... every day becoming more familiarly known by the appropriate appellation of
ina , is THE FREE AND THE SLAVE STATES . forme : in the Ses at d peri cally
that LIt is a is a fact well known to every intelligent Southerner that we are
We will not , however , rest the case exclusively on our own arguments , but will
again appeal to incontrovertible facts and statistics to sustain us in our
conclusions , But before we do so , we desire to fortify ourself against a charge
that is too ...
D. , of Dublin , says : The cultivation of statistics must be the source of all future
improvement in the science of political economy , because it is to the table of the
statistician that the economist must look for his facts ; and all speculations not ...
The object we have in view in making a free use of facts and figures , if not
already apparent , will soon be understood . It is not so much in its moral and
religious aspects that we propose to discuss the question of slavery , as in its
social and ...
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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