... the groat God that made all things, I'll fight, till from my bones my flesh be hack'
d l—Sha&speare. The liberal deviueth liberal things, And by liberal things shall
he stand.— Isaiah. NE W-YOKK/:*' BURDICK BROTHERS, 8 SPRUCE STREET.
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
Btates of NEW YORK AND VIRGINIA. In 1790, when the first census was taken,
... 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 ...
little and unpretending as she is, does the same thing, with the exception of
Virginia. Look at the facts as presented in the tables, and let your own eyes,
physical and intellectual, confirm you in the truth. And yet, forsooth, the slave-
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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