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... when the course of trade was changed , and she found herself the retailer of
foreign and domestic goods , imported and vended by wholesale merchants at
the North . Philadelphia ladies no longer look to the South for late fashions , aud
From the conceited and cruel oligarchy of the South , we could look for nothing
less . But we shall shrink from no responsibility , and do nothing unbecoming a
man ; we know how to repel indignity , and if assaulted , shall not fail to make the
... because it is to the table of the statistician that the economist must look for his
facts ; and all speculations not founded upon facts , though they may be admired
and applauded when first propounded , will , in the end , assuredly be forgotten .
ESL please ne ola eral thing , they do believe , whatever the slaveholders tell
them ; and thus it is that they are cajoled into the notion that they are the freest ,
happiest and most intelligent people in the world , and are taught to look with ...
Look at the facts as presented in the tables , and let your own eyes , physical and
intellectual , confirm you in the truth . And yet , forsooth , the slave - driving
oligarchy would whip us into the belief that agriculture is not one of the leading
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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