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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Slaveholders were equally unified in their strong devotion to the protection of private property . Few things sealed this consensus more firmly than did Lord Dunmore's declaration that all slaves were “ free , that are able and willing ...
... slaves turned loose amongst us without restraint , they would either be destroyed by our own hands — the hands to which they look , and look with confidence , for protection — or we ourselves would become demoralized and degraded .
... a non - slaveholder ; a Union which afforded protection to slave property throughout the length and breadth of our vast domain ; a Union which guarantees the right of property of every kind in the common territories of the Union .
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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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