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But wo will pursue this humiliating comparison no further. With feelings mingled
with indignation and disgust, we turn from the picture, and will now pay our
respects to MASSACHUSETTS AND NORTH CAROLINA. In 1790,
... no further attempt to draw a comparison between the populous, wealthy, and
renowned city of Boston and the obscure, despicable little village of Beaufort,
which, notwithstanding " the placid bosom of its deep and well-protected harbor,"
... but also from the just reproaches of the civilized world, we will, for the present,
in deference to their feelings, forbear the further enumeration of these degrading
disparities, and turn our attention to PENNSYLVANIA AND SOUTH CAROLINA.
Yes ! not merely a freesoiler, but an abolitionist, in the fullest sense of the term.
We are not only in favor of keeping slavery out of tho territories, but, carrying our
opposition to the institution a step further, we here unhesitatingly declare ourself
Our small planters, after taking the cream off their lands, unable to restore them
by rest, manures, or otherwise, arc going further West and South, in search of
other virgin lands, which they may and will despoil and impoverish ih like manner
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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