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... prosecuted with energy and zeal, until tho Flag of Freedom shall wave
triumphantly alike over the valleys of Virginia and the mounds of Mississippi.
H. R. H. June, 1857. CONTENTS. CHAPTER I. FACT. COMPARISON BETWEEN
THE FREE ...
... and the New Admitted into the Union — First European Settlements in 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.
... The True Friends of the South — Slavery Thoughtful — Signs of Contrition —
Progress of Freedom in the South — Anti- slavery Extracts from Southern
Journals — A Right Feeling in the Right Quarter — The Illiterate Poor Whites of
We love freedom, we hate slavery, and rather than give up the one or submit to
the other, we will forfeit the pound of flesh nearest our heart. Is this sufficiently
explicit and categorical ? If not, we hold ourself in readiness at all times, to return
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