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Cop-itrymeji I I sue for simple justice at your hands, Naught else I ask, nor less
will have ; Act right, thtagMfcre, and yield my claim, Or, by the grcat'God that
made all things, I,ll fight, Mil from my bones my floah be hack,d ! — Shakspeare.
All things considered, if either the North or the South had the advantage, it was
the latter. In proof of this, let us introduce a few statistics, beginning with the states
of NEW YORK AND VIRGINIA. In I7 90, when the first census was taken, New ...
... thousand other things, and we go to the North for them all. ' Instead of keeping
our money in circulation at home, by patronizing our own mechanics,
manufacturers, and laborers, we send it all away to the North, and there it
remains ; it never ...
... or so damnably outraged. It is expected that the stupid and sequacious masses
, the white victims of slavery, will believe, and, as a general thing, they do believe,
whatever the slaveholders tell them ; 44 COMPARISON BETWEEN THE.
eral thing, they do believe, whatever the slaveholders tell them ; and thus it is that
they are cajoled into the notion that they are the freest, happiest and most
intelligent people in the world, and are taught to look with prejudice and ...
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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