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WOODFORD O. HOLMAK, OF OREGON, FORMERLY OF KENTUCKY,
MATTHEW K. SMITH, OF WASHINGTON TERRITORY, FORMERLY OF VIRGINIA
, AND TO THE NON-SLAVEHOLDING WHITES OF THE SOUTH GENERALLY, ...
... addressed to Slaveholders — The Old Homestead — Area and Population of
the several States, of the Territories, and of the District of Columbia — Number of
Slaveholders in the United States — Abstract of the Author's Plan for the Abolition
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 appropriate appellation of THE FREE AND THE ...
Yes ! not merely a freesoiler, but an abolitionist, in the fullest sense of the term.
We are not only in favor of keeping slavery out of tho territories, but, carrying our
opposition to the institution a step further, we here unhesitatingly declare ourself
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