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... America -- Freedom and Slavery at the Fair - What Freedom Did-- What Slavery
Did - Average Value per Acre of Lands in the States of New York and North
Carolina . PAGE CHAPTER IX . COMMERCIAL CITIES - SOUTHERN
... Labor– The True Friends of the South - Slavery Thoughtful — Signs of
Contrition - Progress of Freedom in the South - Antislavery Extracts from
Southern Journals — A Right Feeling in the Right Quarter - The Illiterate Poor
Whites of the South ...
... 9 , 0 , have joined forces , allied themselves to the powers of freedom , and are
hemming in and combatting the institution with the most signal success . If let
alone , we have no doubt the digits themselves would soon terminate the
... of deception , that has so long been practiced upon them , and the second is to
show slaveholders themselves we have reference only to those who are not too
perverse , or ignorant , to perceive naked truths upon freedom ity & the difcz h ?
A cunningly devised mockery of freedom is guarantied to them , and that is all .
To all intents and purposes they are disfranchised , and outlawed , and the only
privilege extended to them , is a shallow and circumscribed participation in 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