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11 Progress and Prosperity of the North - Inertness and Imbecility of the South -
The True Cause and the RemedyQuantity and Value of the Agricultural Products
of the two Sections — Important Statistics — Wealth , Revenue , and Expenditure
331 Plea for a great Southern Commercial City - Importance of Cities in General -
Letters from the Mayors of sundry American Cities , North and South - Wealth and
Population of New - York , Baltimore , Philadelphia , New Orleans , Boston , St.
What we mean to do is simply this : to take a survey of the relative position and
importance of the several states of this confederacy , from the adoption of the
national compact ; and when , of two sections of the country starting under the
Among the majority of mankind , the science of statistics is only beginning to be
appreciated ; when well understood , it will be recognized as one of the most
important branches ind & 6 t and scer ning beris pro 18. 28 COMPARISON ...
Now to our figures . Few persons have an adequate idea of the important part the
cardinal numbers are now playing in the cause of Liberty . They are working
wonders in the South . Intelligent , business men , from the Chesapeake to 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