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... the State of New- York. Massachusetts and North Carolina each have a harbor,
Boston and Beaufort, which harbors, with the States that back them, are, by
nature, possessed of about equal capacities and 14 COMPARISON BETWEEN
them, are, by nature, possessed of about equal capacities and advantages for
commercial and manufacturing enterprise. Boston has grown to be the second
commercial city in the Union ; her ships, freighted with the useful and unique ...
But the great object of this new science is to lead to the knowledge of human
nature ; that * Achemvall, a native of Elbing, Prussia. Born 1719, died 1792. is, to
ascertain the general course of operation of man's FREE AND THE SLAVE
... natural greatness and acquired shame, that we could wish to see it published
in pamphlet form, and circulated throughout the length and breadth of that
unfortunate and degraded heritage of slavery. Mr. Cameron says : " I know not
when I ...
... by nature, are confessedly far inferior to Virginia and the Carolinas, have, by
the more liberal and equitable policy which they have pursued, in substituting
liberty for slavery, attained a degree of eminence and prosperity altogether
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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