With what patience we could command, we have frequently listened to the incoherent and truth-murdering declamations of these champions of slavery, and, in the absence of a more politic method of giving vent to our disgust and indignation, have involuntarily bit our lips into blisters.Excerpt from Sociology For The South (1854, by George Fitzhugh)Excerpt from the Oregon Trail (1846, by Francis Parkman) Because each style has its own formatting nuances that evolve over time and not all information is available for every reference entry or article, Encyclopedia.com cannot guarantee each citation it generates. Thus it is that the South, woefully inert and inventionless, has lagged behind the North, and is now weltering in the cesspool of ignorance and degradation.Dictionaries thesauruses pictures and press releasesExcerpts from the Physics of Star Trek Krauss, Lawrence M. (1995) "Excerpt from the Impending Crisis of the South: How to Meet It (1857, by Hinton Rowan Helper) They may thirst for knowledge, but there is no Moses among them to smite it out of the rocks of Horeb. Therefore, it’s best to use Encyclopedia.com citations as a starting point before checking the style against your school or publication’s requirements and the most-recent information available at these sites:Excerpt from "The War in its Effect Upon Women" (1916, by Helena Swanwick)In one way or another we are more or less subservient to the North every day of our lives. With those who desire to be instrumental in bringing about the triumph of liberty over slavery, there should be neither evasion, vacillation, nor equivocation. There is no legislation except for the benefit of slavery, and slaveholders.
(title page) The Impending Crisis of the South: How to Meet It (spine) Impending Crisis of the South Hinton Rowan Helper, of North Carolina x, -420 p. NEW-YORK: BURDICK BROTHERS, 8 SPRUCE STREET. If not, we hold ourself in readiness at all times, to return a prompt reply to any proper question that may be propounded.Excerpt from the Principles of Scientific Management (1911, by Frederick Winslow Taylor)Excerpts from Dear America: Letters Home from Vietnam (1967–1979)Excerpts from "Letter Concerning the Education of Women Physicians" Blackwell, Elizabeth (1851)Whenever it pleases, and to the extent it pleases, a slaveholder to become communicative, poor whites may hear with fear and trembling, but not speak.
He described how, in his estimation, the slaveowners had victimized small-scale white farmers, rendering it impossible for them to compete against the free labor supplied by the slaves.
The sooner it comes the better; may heaven, through our humble efforts, hasten its advent.The first and most sacred duty of every Southerner, who has the honor and the interest of his country at heart, is to declare himself an unqualified and uncompromising abolitionist.
As a general rule, poor white per persons are regarded with less esteem and attention than negroes, and though the condition of the latter is wretched beyond description, vast numbers of the former are infinitely worse off. In infancy we are swaddled in Northern muslin; in childhood we are humored with Northern gewgaws; in youth we are instructed out of Northern books; at the age of maturity we sow our "wild oats" on Northern soil; in middle-life we exhaust our wealth, energies and talents in the dishonorable vocation of entailing our dependence on our children and on our children's children, and, to the neglect of our own interests and the interests of those around us, in giving aid and succor to every department of Northern power; in the decline of life we remedy our eye-sight with Northern spectacles, and support our infirmities with Northern canes; in old age we are drugged with Northern physic; and, finally, when we die, our inanimate bodies, shrouded in Northern cambric, are stretched upon the bier, borne to the grave in a Northern carriage, entombed with a Northern spade, and memorized with a Northern slab!Excerpts from "Keynote Speech at Institute of Noetic Sciences Conference on Healing Journeys" and Other Documents at IONS Online Mitchell, Edgar (1998–)The North is the Mecca of our merchants, and to it they must and do make two pilgrimages per annum—one in the spring and one in the fall. All the world sees, or ought to see, that in a commercial, mechanical, manufactural, financial, and literary point of view, we are as helpless as babes; that, in comparison with the Free States, our agricultural resources have been greatly exaggerated, misunderstood and mismanaged; and that, instead of cultivating among ourselves a wise policy of mutual assistance and co-operation with respect to individuals, and of self-reliance with respect to the South at large, instead of giving countenance and encouragement to the industrial enterprises projected in our midst, and instead of building up, aggrandizing and beautifying our own States, cities and towns, we have been spending our substance at the North, and are daily augmenting and strengthening the very power which now has us so completely under its thumb.Excerpt from Half A Century (1880, by Jane Swisshelm)Excerpt from Running a Thousand Miles for Freedom (1860, by William Craft)Excerpt from the Impending Crisis of the South: How to Meet It (1857, by Hinton Rowan Helper) . Helper argued that slavery was the biggest obstacle to Southern economic growth. Are you an author?
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