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New Fruits from an Old Field (Paperback) Loot Price: R382
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New Fruits from an Old Field (Paperback): Epher Whitaker

New Fruits from an Old Field (Paperback)

Epher Whitaker

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1865 Excerpt: ...away. This is the full belief of millions from Baltimore to Galveston, and they act accordingly. Another class of persons at the South bear in mind that two National Governments require nearly twice as many officers as one--two Presidents, two Cabinets, two sets of Foreign Ministers, and many other officers of lower grades. In the North, the enterprize and activity of the best minds run in a thousand channels. In the South, the best half of the talent is given to politics and government. But how can it reach the highest places while the population of the North, already twice that of the South, is forever more relatively on the increase. Disunion opens a new way for ambition; and not a few are eager to tread it, even at great risk of their lives. Another reason why many claim State sovereignty and favor the revolution is this: the Union hampers them in their efforts to seize the territory of their neighbors further South. They would gladly dissolve their connection with the North in order to acquire possessions in the tropics. Closely connected with these, and partly identical, is another class of disunionists, who desire a renewal of the slave trade. But they have no hope of renewing it legally in the Union, and hence they favor secession, that the flag of a Southern Confederacy may enable them to engage in it with less risk. But the chief reason for the claim of State sovereignty and the desire for revolution through its exercise is one which has ia fact produced several of the reasons already assigned. This is the great change of opinion and feeling, in the course of our national history, in almost all parts of our country, on the subject of slavery. Many can remember when nearly the whole country deemed it the misfortune and disadvantage of the South. Fe...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: May 2012
Authors: Epher Whitaker
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 3mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 64
ISBN-13: 978-1-236-46177-3
Categories: Books > Humanities > History
Books > Humanities > History > General
Books > History > General
LSN: 1-236-46177-0
Barcode: 9781236461773

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