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BY HINTON ROWAN HELPER , OF NORTI CAROLIXA . COUNTRYMEN ! I sue
for simple justice at your hands , Naught else I ask , nor less will have ; Act right ,
therefore , and yield my claim , Or , by the great God that made all things , I ' ll
IMPENDING CRISIS OF THE SOUTH : HOW TO MEET IT . BY HINTON ROWAN
HELPER , OF NORTH CAROLINA . CountryMEN ! I sue for simple justice at your
hands , Naught else I ask , nor less will have ; Act right , therefore , and yield my ...
Just sixty years afterward , as we learn from the census of 1850 , New York had a
population of 3,097,394 ; while that of Virginia was only 1,421,661 , being less
than half the number of New York ! led Tors and inal ed we of up In 1791.
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 ...
As a general rule , poor white persons are regarded with less esteem and
attention than negroes , and though the condition of the latter is wretched beyond
description , vast numbers of the former are infinitely worse off . A cunningly
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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