The Ruling Race: A History of American Slaveholders
Knopf, 1982 - 307 halaman
This study analyzes the market economy of the South, the people and groups that constituted the class of slaveholders, and the paradox of a Southern ideology, rooted in the economy, that emphasized equality of opportunity, patriotism, democracy, and racis
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While masters were convinced that death freed the slaves and made them equal , many slaves believed that masters would suffer their just punishment in the afterlife . “ Slaves know enough of the rudiments of theology to believe that ...
The wife of a Gulf Coast sugar planter believed that Mexicans were getting “ so impertinent ” that the Americans were going to have to “ get together and drive them all out of the country . ” Native Americans were no more tolerated by ...
England led the world — or so antebellum slaveholders believed —in the fight against slavery . The British patrolled the seas against the slave trade . England's emancipation movement had a strong influence on abolitionism in the North ...
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Oakes provides ample evidence in the Chapter "Mater Class Pluralism" for the existence of a democratic and pluralistic tradition in the antebellum South. In Oakes' account, the antebellum South was ... Baca ulasan lengkap
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