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... and Expenditure of the several States — Sterling Extracts and General
Remarks on Free and Slave Labor — The Immediate Abolition of Slavery the
True Policy of the South. CHAPTER H. HOW SLAVERY CAN BE ABOLISHED
123 Value of ...
... and Colonization Cause — Table of deaths in the several States in 1850—
Number of Free White Male Persons over fifteen years of age engaged in
Agriculture or other out-door Labor in the Slave States — Falsity of the Assertion
that White ...
CHAPTER X. FACTS AND ARGUMENTS BY THE WAYSIDE 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 ...
The more we investigate the matter, the deeper becomes the conviction that we
are right; and with this to impel and sustain us, we pursue our labor with love,
with hope, and with constantly renewing vigor. That we shall encounter
... 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 — that
free labor is far more respectable, profitable, and 40 COMPARISON BETWEEN
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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