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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On his second visit to America Charles Lyell saw a group of “ movers ” on the dock at Mobile , Alabama , including one family “ carrying away no less than forty negroes . ” Lyell called them “ resolute pioneers of the wilderness .
In 1850 , when some politicians called for a convention of the southern states at Nashville , a conservative slaveholder denounced the move as “ revolutionary in its tendency . I most solemnly protest against it .
country were then called Whigs , and the enemies of the colonies were then called Tories . ” An Alabama newspaper explained : “ Were the Whigs of the Revolution , the men of 1776 , who withdrew their allegiance from George III and set ...
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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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