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HOW SLAVERY CAN BE ABOLISHED ..... 123 Value of Lands in the Free and in
the Slave States — A few Plain Words addressed to Slaveholders — The Old
Ilomestead - Area and Population of the several States , of the Territories , and of
275 The Bible an Anti - Slavery Text - book -- Selected Precepts and Sayings of
the Old Testament -- Selected Precepts and Sayings of the New Testament --
Irrefragability of the Arguments here and elsewhere introduced against Slavery .
hope their name may be legion ) that slavery , and nothing but slavery , has
retarded the progress and prosperity of our portion of the Union ; depopulated
and impoverished our cities by forcing the more industrious and enterprising
natives of ...
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 ! For hours at a time , day after day , will
In the extract quoted above , he gives us a graphic description of the ruinous
operations and influences of slavery in the Southwest ; and we , as a native of
Carolina , and a traveler through Virginia , are ready to bear testimony to the
fitness of ...
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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