Cotton is king

or, The culture of cotton, and its relation to agriculture, manufacturers, and commerce ...
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A. M. Kelley , Clifton [N.J.]
Slavery -- United States, Cotton growing -- United S

Places

United St

SeriesReprints of economic classics
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE449 .C557 1975
The Physical Object
Pagination298 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5702828M
ISBN 100678008078
LC Control Number70136634

The King of California is the previously untold account of how a Georgia slave-owning family migrated to California in the early s,drained one of America 's biggest lakes in an act of incredible hubris and carved out the richest cotton empire in the world. Indeed, the sophistication of Boswell 's agricultural operation -from lab to field to /5().

King Cotton, phrase frequently used by Southern politicians and authors prior to the American Civil War, indicating the economic and political importance of cotton production. After the invention of the cotton gin (), cotton surpassed tobacco as the dominant cash crop in the agricultural economy of the South, soon comprising more than half the total U.S.

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The southern economy was particularly dependent on cotton. And, as cotton was very much in demand, both in America and Europe, it created a special set of circumstances.

James Henry Hammond (Novem – Cotton is king book ) was an attorney, politician and planter from South served as a United States Representative from tothe 60th Governor of South Carolina from toand United States Senator from to He was considered one of the major spokesmen in favor of slavery in the years before the American Civil ion: University of South Carolina, Columbia (BA).

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On how the North and the West need and support the economics of slavery: The increase of mechanics and manufacturers at the North, and the expansion of Slavery at the South, therefore, augment the markets for provisions, and promote the prosperity of the farmer.

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Amazon Price /5(11). In “Cotton Was King Franklin-Colbert Counties” Rickey Butch Walker gives a wonderful account of Chickasaw Chief George Colbert as a cotton planter and the role of the Chickasaw Colbert’s prior to the first white planters who moved with their slaves to claim the fertile lands of the Tennessee River Valley.

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IntroductionCotton is king: or, Slavery in the light of political economy. By D. ChristyLiberty and slavery: or, Slavery in the light of moral and political philosophy. By A. BledsoeThe Bible argument: or, Slavery in the light of divine revelation. By T. Stringfellow.- Pages: Cotton Is King, and Pro-Slavery Arguments: Comprising the Writings of Hammond, Harper, Christy, Stringfellow, Hodge, Bledsoe, and Cartwright, on This.

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Cotton is king. Augusta, Ga., Pritchard, Ga. Abbot & Loomis, (OCoLC) Named Person. InU.S.-born inventor Eli Whitney () patented the cotton gin, a machine that revolutionized the production of cotton by greatly speeding up the.Planters ignored the fact that King Cotton was hard on the soil, especially with the frenzied harvesting that was taking place during this era.

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