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... AND TO THE NON - SLAVEHOLDING WHITES OF THE SOUTH GENERALLY ,
WHETHER AT HOME OR A BROAD , THIS WORK IS MOST CORDIALLY
DEDICATED BY THEIR SINCERE FRIEND AND FELLOW - CITIZEN , THE
... The Voice of France -Opinions of Lafayette - Montesquieu --- Louis X - Buffon --
Rousseau - Brissot -- The Voice of Germany - Opinions of Grotius - Goethe -
Luther - Extract from the Letter of a living German writer to his Friends in this
360 Why this Work was not Published in Baltimore - Legislative Acts Against
Slavery - Testimony of a West India Planter to the Advantages of Free over Slave
Labor– The True Friends of the South - Slavery Thoughtful — Signs of Contrition
Treasure it up in your minds , outraged friends and non - slaveholders of the
South , and let the recollection of it arouse you to an inflexible determination to
extirpate the monstrous enemy that stalks abroad in your land , and to recover the
0 that will utterly confound the friends of despotism , set at defiance the authority
of usurpers , and carry consternation to the heart of every slavery - propagandist .
To undeceive the people of the South , to bring them to a knowledge of 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