Class Struggles in America

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C.H. Kerr, 1907 - United States - 120 pages
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Page 50 - He has waged cruel war against human nature itself, violating its most sacred rights of life and liberty in the persons of a distant people who never offended him, captivating and carrying them into slavery in another hemisphere, or to incur miserable death in their transportation thither.
Page 23 - That the property of the United States, has been protected from the confiscations of Britain by the joint exertions of all, and therefore ought to be the common property of all. And he that attempts opposition to this creed is an enemy to equity and justice, and ought to be swept from off the face of the earth.
Page 60 - But they could not monopolize the markets, unless they could obtain a cheap supply of food and clothing for their negroes, and raise their cotton at such reduced prices as to undersell their rivals. A manufacturing population, with its mechanical coadjutors, in the midst of the provision growers, on a scale such as the Protective policy contemplated, it was conceived, would create a permanent market for their products, and enhance the price; whereas, if this manufacturing could be prevented, and...
Page 2 - American social conditions, Is thoroughly conversant with practical farming, and there Is little doubt that the farmer who reads the work will have to admit that the conclusions are based on a real understanding of the difficulties of his struggle with the soil, with railroads, trusts and foreign competitors.—Chicago Tribune. 4. The Last Days of the Ruskin Co-operative Association. By Isaac Broome. Cloth, illustrated, 50 cents. Socialism does not mean withdrawing from the class struggle and trying...
Page 27 - What matters it whether a landlord employing ten laborers on his farm gives them annually as much money as will buy them the necessaries of life, or gives them those necessaries at short hand?
Page 26 - If these observations be just, our government ought to secure the permanent interests of the country against innovation. Landholders ought to have a share in the government to support these valuable interests, and to balance and check the other. They ought to be so constituted as to protect the minority of the opulent against the majority.
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Page 3 - England," but giving a far more adequate and scientific account of the subject. 11. Manifesto of the Communist Party. By Karl Marx and Frederick Engels. Authorized English Translation: Edited and Annotated by Frederick Engels. Also included in the same volume, No Compromise: No Political Trading. By Wilhelm Liebknecht. Translated by AM Simons and Marcus Hitch.
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Page 25 - The government we mean to erect is intended to last for ages. The landed interest, at present, is prevalent ; but in process of time, when...

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