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CHAPTER H. HOW SLAVERY CAN BE ABOLISHED 123 Value of Lands in the
Free and in the Slave States — A few Plain Words addressed to Slaveholders —
The Old Homestead — Area and Population of the several States, of the ...
... 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.
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 pro- slavery demagogues. We have stated,
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 ...
The real and personal property of this aged Christian consists chiefly in a large
tract of land and about thirty negroes, most of whom, according to his own
confession, are more expensive than profitable. The proceeds arising from 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