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... Classification of Votes Polled at the Five Points Precinct in 1856 -- Parts played
by the Republicans , Whigs , Democrats , and Know - Nothings during the last
Presidential Campaign - How and why Slavery should be Abolished without
... of Manufactures -- Miles of Canals and Railroads in Operation -- Public
Schools - Libraries other than Private -Newspapers and Periodicals -- Illiterate
White Adults- National Political Power of the two Sections — Popular Vote for
President in ...
In - 1825 , Madison county cast about 3,000 votes ; now , she cannot cast
exceeding 2,300 . In traversing that county , one will discover numerous farm -
houses , once the abode of industrious and intelligent freemen , now occupied by
We cannot vote it down any more than we can vote down the institution of caste
in Hindostan , or abolish polygamy in the Sultan's dominions . Thus , precluded
from all political action in reference to it , prevented from touching one stone of
... Ist . Thorough Organization and Independent Political Action on the part of the
Non - Slaveholding whites of the South . 2nd . Ineligibility of Slaveholders ---
Never another vote to the Trafficker in Human Flesh , T th of 1 3rd . No Co -
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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