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And now that we have come to the very heart and soul of our subject, we feel no
disposition to mince matters, but mean to speak plainly, and to the point, without
any equivocation, mental reservation, or secret evasion whatever. The son of a ...
The more we investigate the matter, the deeper becomes the conviction that we
are right; and with this to impel and sustain us, we pursue our labor with love,
with hope, and with constantly renewing vigor. That we shall encounter
of knowledge, and, as a matter of course, be introduced and taught as an
indispensable element of practical education in all our principal institutions^of
learning. One of the most vigorous and popular transatlantic writers of the day,
The accuracy of the tables of life have rendered the calculations of rates of
insurance a matter of much greater certainty than they were heretofore ; the
system of keeping the public accounts has been simplified and improved; and
finally, the ...
Precipitance in this matter is an utter impossibility. If to-day we could emancipate
all the slaves in the Union, we would do it, and the country and everybody in it
would be vastly better off to-morrow. Now is the time for action ; let us work.
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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