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123 Value of Lands in the Free and in the Slave States — A few Plain Words
addressed to Slaveholders — The Old Ilomestead - Area and Population of the
several States , of the Territories , and of the District of Columbia - Number of ...
... 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 .
... and her unhappy people , without proper or profitable employment , poor in
pocket , and few in number , go mourning or loafing about the streets . Her
annual im18 busiEthan rerer land . r the es the sas ,. 18 COMPARISON
busiEthan rerer land . r the es the sas , dered cious portations are actually less
now than they were a century ago , when South Carolina was the second
commercial province on the continent , Virginia being the first . In 1760 , as we
learn from ...
Let us now wrest from them the sceptre of power , establish liberty and equal
rights throughout the land , and henceforth and forever guard our legislative halls
from the pollutions and usurpations of proslavery demagogues . We have stated ,
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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