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... population find themselves necessitated to emigrate to the West , whilst the
free states retain not only the larger proportion ' of those born within their own
limits , but induce , annually , hundreds of thousands of foreigners to settle and
... exchange of commodities , from insurances and shipping offices , and from the
thousand and one industrial pursuits of the country , accrue to the North , and are
there invested in the erection of those magnificent cities and stupendous works ...
... of the North , of seventeen million four hundred and twenty - three thousand
one hundred and fifty - two bushels , and a difference in value of forty - four
million seven hundred and eighty - two thousand six hundred and thirty - six
... receives and consumes not less than three hundred and fifteen thousand tons
of Northern hay every year ; and this , as we are informed by the dealers above -
mentioned , at an average cost to the last purchaser , by the time it is stowed in ...
ܝܢܐ ܝܘ % F tirr : CONTE 2 , the e henker : Sveta of seven million eight
hundred and seventy - five thousand dollars per annum . In this same State of
Maryland , less than one million of dollar's worth of cotton finds a market , the
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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