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123 Value of Lands in the Free and in the Slave States — A few Plain Words
addressed to Slaveholders — The Old ... in the United States - Abstract of the
Author's Plan for the Abolition of Slavery - Official Power and Despotism of the
275 The Bible an Anti - Slavery Text - book -- Selected Precepts and Sayings of
the Old Testament -- Selected Precepts and ... 281 Opening Remarks - General
Statistics of the Free and of the Slave States— Tonnage , Exports , and Imports ...
His soul may be the very seat of honor and integrity , yet without slaves — himself
a slave - he is accounted as nobody , and would be deemed intolerably
presumptuous , if he dared to open his mouth , even so wide as to give faint
utterance to ...
FREE AND THE SLAVE STATES . ... To the illiterate poor whites -- made poor
and ignorant by the system of slavery– they hold out the idea that slavery is the
very bulwark of our liberties , and the foundation of American independence !
In the extract quoted above , he gives us a graphic description of the ruinous
operations and influences of slavery in the ... Either of the States bordering upon
Alabama , or , indeed , any other slave States , would have answered his
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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