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... with double freight and cost of manufacturing added , purchased by the South
at a high premium . Of all the parties engaged or interested in its transportation
and manufacture , the South is the only one 23x : Lor . Een notice to at stale
Professor De Bow , the Superintendent of the Census , informs us that " the
number includes slavehirers , " and furthermore , that " where the party owns
slaves in different counties , or in different States , he will be entered more than
1.2 : than Kenneth Raynor uttered , when he said , in substance , that the greatest
good that could happen to this country would be " the complete overthrow of
slave - driving democracy , ” alias the nigger party , which has for its head and
Led on by a huckstering politician , whose chief vocation , at all times , is the
rallying of ragamuffins , shoulderstrikers , and liquor - house vagabonds , into the
ranks of his party , and who , it is well known , receives from the agents of the
... party . With few exceptions , all the intelligent non - slaveholders of the South ,
in concert with the more respectable slaveholders , voted for Mr. Fillmore ; certain
rigidly patriotic persons of the former class , whose hearts were so entirely with ...
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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