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" The evil of having slaves was experienced during the last war. Had slaves been treated as they might have been by the enemy, they would have proved dangerous instruments in their hands. But their folly dealt by the slaves as it did by the tories. . .... "
A Journey in the Seaboard Slave States: With Remarks on Their Economy - Page 266
by Frederick Law Olmsted - 1856 - 723 pages
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History of the United States

Charles Austin Beard, Mary Ritter Beard - United States - 1921 - 663 pages
...which it,prevailed. Mason of Virginia, a slaveholder himself, was hardly less outspoken, saying: " Slavery discourages arts and manufactures. The poor...despise labor when performed by slaves. They prevent the migration of whites who really strengthen and enrich a country." The system, however, had its defenders....
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Division and Reunion

Woodrow Wilson, Edward Samuel Corwin - United States - 1921 - 455 pages
...-saiti-OColrgeMason of Early and- J ' slavery feel- Virginia, "discourages arts and manufactures. ing' The poor despise labor when performed by slaves. They prevent the immigration of whites, . . . they produce a pernicious effect on manners. Every master ri -.aves is born a petty tyrant. They...
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History of the American People

Willis Mason West - United States - 1922 - 811 pages
...and he argued therefore that the matter concerned not those States alone. " Slavery," he continued, "discourages arts and manufactures. The poor despise...They prevent the immigration of Whites, who really strengthen a country. They produce the most pernicious effect on manners. Every master of slaves is...
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The story of American democracy, political and industrial

Willis Mason West - United States - 1922 - 791 pages
...and he argued therefore that the matter concerned not those States alone. "Slavery," he continued, "discourages arts and manufactures. The poor despise...They prevent the immigration of Whites, who really strengthen a country. They produce the most pernicious effect on manners. Every master of slaves is...
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American history told by contemporaries ...

Albert Bushnell Hart, John Gould Curtis - United States - 1901
...was experienced during the late war. Had slaves been treated as they might have been by the enemy, they would have proved dangerous instruments in their...folly dealt by the slaves as it did by the tories. . . . Maryland and Virginia, he said, had already probibited the importation of slaves expressly. North...
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American History Told by Contemporaries ..., Volume 3

John Gould Curtis - United States - 1902
...lands, and will fill that country with slaves, if they can be got through South Carolina and Georgia. Slavery discourages arts and manufactures. The poor...despise labor when performed by slaves. They prevent the emigration of whites, who really enrich and strengthen a country. They produce the most pernicious...
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The Dial, Volume 13

Waldo Ralph Browne, Scofield Thayer, Marianne Moore - Books - 1892
...of slaves, " infernal traffic " is what he described it to be. "Slavery," said he, "discourage arts and manufactures. The poor despise labor when performed by slaves. They prevent the emigration of whites, who really enrich and strengthen a country. They produce the most pernicious...
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The American conflict: a history of the great rebellion in the United States ...

Horace Greeley - History - 1864
...was experienced during the late war. Had slaves been treated as they might hare been by the enemy, they would have proved dangerous instruments in their...folly dealt by the slaves as it did by the Tories. * * * Maryland and Virginia, he said, had already prohibited the importation of slaves. North Carolina...
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A Scholar's Conscience: Selected Writings of J. Saunders Redding, 1942-1977

Jay Saunders Redding - History - 1992 - 238 pages
...of the Pennsylvania group and a delegate to the Convention. George Mason of Virginia declared that "slavery discourages arts and manufactures. The poor despise labor when performed by slaves. . . . [Slaves] produce the most pernicious effect on manners. Every master of slaves is born a petty...
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John Franklin Jameson and the Development of Humanistic Scholarship in ...

John Franklin Jameson - Biography & Autobiography - 1993 - 464 pages
John Franklin Jameson (1859-1937) was instrumental in the development of history as an academic discipline in the United States. After the Johns Hopkins University awarded him ...
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