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188 What the Fathers of the Republic thought of SlaveryOpinions of Washington -
Jefferson - Madison_MonroeHenry - Randolph - Clay - Benton - Mason --
McDowell-Iredell -- Pinkney - Leigh - Marshall - Bolling -- Chandler - Summers ...
Until we examined into the matter , we thought and hoped the South was really
ahead of the North in one particular , that of agriculture ; but our thoughts have
been changed , and our hopes frustrated , for instead of finding ourselves the ...
... correct thinker , and one of the greatest statesmen the country has produced , "
thought it wrong to admit the idea that there could be property in man , " and we
indorse , to the fullest extent , this opinion of the profound editor of the Federalist .
Something must be done , ' emphatically exclaimed the gentleman from
Dinwiddie ; and I thought I could perceive a response to that declaration , in the
countenance of a large majority of this body . And why must something be done ?
... that the above provision requires the rendition of fugitive slaves , we
respectfully commend the following resolution , which , it will be observed , was
unanimously adopted :out , and service unanimously inserted – the former being
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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