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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Successful in the Indian trade , he sailed down the Ohio River in 1773 , settled at Baton Rouge , Louisiana , on a huge tract of land , then went to Jamaica to buy more slaves . From these auspicious beginnings Dunbar made himself one ...
He owned at least seven hundred acres of land by 1852 , and throughout that decade he added a number of slaves to his property holdings . 50 Others waited longer and purchased plantations whole upon the death or removal of a local ...
Land in the West was consistently declared to be fertile , cheap , and going fast . ... One Tennesseean claimed that “ in the course of s years ” land that recently sold for a few dollars “ will be worth so dollars per acre .
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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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