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... that the condition of chattelhood may rightfully attach to sentient and immortal
beings. In this connection, we would direct the special atten- tion of the reader to
the following eloquent passage, exhibiting 86 COMPARISON BETWEEN THE.
tion of the reader to the following eloquent passage, exhibiting the philosophy of
free and slave labor, from the facile pen of the editor of the North American and
Untied States Gazette : " In the very nature of things, the freeman must produce ...
tion contains ; but as tastes have proverbially differed from the days of the
venerable dame who kissed her cow — not to extend our researches into the
condition of things anterior to that interesting event — we will not insist upon our
view of ...
tion easy. Men of one party in a township or in a county assembled, formulated
their opinions, and sent delegates with instructions, more or less precise, to party
conventions for larger areas, these would send delegates to the State
Only two men of standing helped them: Channing, the great preacher, who
sacrificed thereby a fashionable congrega: tion; and Adams, the sour, upright,
able ex-President, the only ex-President who ever made for himself an after-
career in ...
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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