Pro-Slavery Thoughts from Hinton Rowan Helper (The Land of Gold Pages 221-222, 1855)
Pro-Slavery Thoughts from Hinton Rowan Helper (The Land of Gold Pages 221-222, 1855) Pro-slavery thoughts from the, to be, author of “The Impending Crisis” “Nicaragua can never fulfil its destiny until it introduces negro slavery. Nothing but slave labor can ever subdue its forestsor cultivate its […]
Thoughts on Familial Separation Within Slavery
Thoughts on Familial Separation Within Slavery One of the most frequent, and longest enduring, critiques of slavery, encapsulating all variants, is the forced dissolution ofbonds of kinship through sale, labor allocation, or selective forced emancipation. The separation of youths from their parents,brothers and sisters, or relatives […]
The Challenge Accepted- George Fitzhugh, 10/10/1856
The Challenge Accepted- George Fitzhugh, 10/10/1856 Having lent my Liberator to a friend, I did not discover, till few days since, Mr. A. Hogeboom’s repealed challengeto me, to discuss the subject of slavery. The terms of his letter leave me no alternative. I have accepted his […]
Old Slavery Days – Uncle Zeb, 11/13/1896
Old Slavery Days – Uncle Zeb, 11/13/1896 If I had to he born over again, and could have my way about it, Id be a nigger down south in slavery days-a thousand dollarnigger. He was the happiest mortal on earth. He never heard of a new […]
The Pro-Slavery Argument of Bernard Romans, 1776 (A Concise Natural History of East and West Florida Pages: 104-112)
The Pro-Slavery Argument of Bernard Romans, 1776 (A Concise Natural History of East and West Florida Pages: 104-112) The late foolish, not to call them cruel, attempts of settling East Florida by whites from Europe (i mean as well from England asfrom the Levant) are likewise […]
Antinomic Syntagonism
Antinomic Syntagonism A synthesis of mind, body, and action, this is what we desire. Not solely for ourselves, but for civilization as a whole. Absolutemoral conceptions of universal truths are inherently flawed in their deductive processes, as they are insufficiently substantiatedto be verified by investigatory processes. […]
Centralization and Socialism – George Fitzhugh, 1856
Centralization and Socialism – George Fitzhugh, 1856 The complaint is universal that modern improvements, while they lessen the labor required to create wealth, and are vastly increasing in aggregate amount, beget continually its more unequal distribution. They are, as yet, but engines in the handsof the […]
Civilization the Result of Compulsory Labor – George Fitzhugh, 1858 (Letter)
Civilization the Result of Compulsory Labor – George Fitzhugh, 1858 Gentlemen: You permit the discussion of sociological and all other scientific questions in your columns, provided it beunattended with sectional or partisan spirit. I take advantage of your liberality to announce a very simple proposition,which, if […]
Slavery and Its Results Considered from a Religious Standpoint – Uknown, 7/11/1880
Slavery and Its Results Considered from a Religious Standpoint – Uknown, 7/11/1880 Is it not time that northern bishops and others should cease their senseless drivel about the degrading influences ofslavery upon the character of the negro? But for slavery the negroes would be today stupid […]
More Thoughts on Nigger Question – R.E. Thompson, 5/15/1911
More Thoughts on the Nigger Question – R.E. Thompson, 5/15/1911 Known as “R.E. Thompson from Toomsuba Mississippi” A string slipped, the “old lady” fussed at me, I had to run off before breakfast and borrow somesoda, I “stumped” my toe, had to kill a snake, write […]
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