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WOODFORD O. HOLMAN , OF OREGON , FORMERLY OF KENTUCKY ,
MATTHEW K. SMITH , OF WASHINGTON TERRITORY , FORMERLY OF
VIRGINIA , AND TO THE NON - SLAVEHOLDING WHITES OF THE SOUTH
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
s more all the Pers . choca those two grand divisions of the country , which ,
without reference to the situation that any part of their territory bears to the
cardinal points , are every day becoming more familiarly known by the
We are not only in favor of keeping slavery out of the territories , but , carrying our
opposition to the institution a step further , matters , hout any on what he lived
native of family Eor nearand by nd with within dying Ss our On any und , so 12 :
We love the whole country , the great family of states and territories , one and
inseparable , and would have the word Liberty engraved as an appropriate and
truthful motto , on the escutcheon of every member of the confederacy . We love ...
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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