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... Exports , and Imports - Products of Manufactures -- Miles of Canals and
Railroads in Operation -- Public Schools - Libraries other than Private -
Newspapers and Periodicals -- Illiterate White Adults- National Political Power of
the two Sections ...
In 1850 , the products of manufactures , mining and the mechanic arts in New
York amounted to $ 237,597,240 ; those of Virginia amounted to only $
29,705,387 . At the taking of the last census , the value of real and personal
property in ...
Boston has grown to be the second commercial city in the Union ; her ships ,
freighted with the useful and unique inventions and manufactures of her
ingenious artisans and mechanics , and bearing upon their stalwart arms the
majestic flag of ...
In 1850 , the products of manufactures , mining and the mechanic arts in
Massachusetts , amounted to $ 151 ,137,145 ; those of North Carolina , to only $
9,111,245 . In 1856 , the products of these industrial pursuits in Massachusetts
In 1850 , the products of manufactures , mining , and the mechanic arts , in
Pennsylvania , amounted to $ 155,044,910 ; the products of the same in South
Carolina , amounted to only $ 7,063,513 . As shown by the census report of 1850
, which ...
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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