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ten times as much cotton as he can in any other way before known and also cleanse it much better than in the usual mode . At that period slavery was losing ground as an American institution . Many Southerners of ability and foresight ...
The Cotton Gin 65 as in a rice swamp . Within five years after Whitney had puttered over his contrivance , the entire South blazed with the energy of new lands and new fortunes . White cotton fields appeared on the red soil of the ...
Everybody believed that “ Cotton is King " -a phrase that Southern men shouted to each other as they went their ways . Think of it ! There were four hundred thousand cotton factory operatives in England alone .
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This biography of Grant extends into a history of his times. The writing is informed, elegant, readable, and interesting. And very quotable: "Certainly no man can be a Christian and a soldier at the ... Read full review
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