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" England would topple headlong and carry the whole civilized world with her, save the South. No, you dare not make war on cotton. No power on earth dares to make war upon it. Cotton is King. "
The Pictorial Book of Anecdotes and Incidents of the War of the Rebellion ... - Page 88
by Richard Miller Devens - 1866 - 705 pages
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The Congressional Globe ...

United States. Congress - United States - 1859
...headlong and carry the whole civilized world with her, save the South. No, you dare not make war on cotton. No power on earth dares to make war upon it. Cotton is king. Until lately the Bank of England was king, but she tried to put her screws as usual, the fall before...
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The Universalist Quarterly and General Review, Volume 19

Universalism - 1862
...Senator Hammond of South Carolina — considered as boasting of the power which the South can keep : " ' No ! you dare not make war upon cotton ; no power on earth dares to make war upon it. Cotton is king ; until lately the Bank of England was king ; but she tried to put her screws, as usual, the fall before...
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The Living Age, Volume 73

1862
...Hammond, addressed to the Senate of the United States, March 4th, 1858, are very well known : — " No ! you dare not make war upon cotton ; no power...on earth dares to make war upon it. Cotton is king; until lately the Bank of England was king; but she tned to put her screws, as usual, the fall before...
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The Congressional Globe, Part 2

United States. Congress - Law - 1858
...headlong and carry the whole civilized world with her, save the South. No, you dare not make war on cotton. No power on earth dares to make war upon it. Cotton u king. Until lately the Bank of England was king, but she tried to put her screws as usual, the fall...
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The Cotton Kingdom: A Traveller's Observations on Cotton and ..., Volume 1

Frederick Law Olmsted - Cotton growing - 1861 - 36 pages
...States, and to the supposed superiority of a community of privileged classes over an actual democracy. " No ! you dare not make war upon cotton ; no power on earth dares to make war upon it. Cotton is king ; until lately the Bank of England was king ; but she tried to put her screws, as usual, the fall before...
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THE COTTON KINGDOM

FREDERICK LAW OLMSTED - 1861
...States, and to the supposed superiority of a community of privileged classes over an actual democracy. " No ! you dare not make war upon cotton ; no power on earth dares to make war upon it. Cotton is king ; until lately the Bank of England was king ; but she tried to put her screws, as usual, the fall before...
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An Explanatory and Pronouncing Dictionary of the Noted Names of Fiction ...

William Adolphus Wheeler - Anonyms and pseudonyms - 1865 - 410 pages
...senate of the United States, on the 4th of March, 1858, from which the following is an extract:— "No : you dare not make war upon cotton. No power on earth dares to make war upon it. Cotton is kins. Until lately, the Bank of England was king; but ehe tried to put her screws, as usual, the fall...
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The Pictorial Book of Anecdotes and Incidents of the War of the Rebellion ...

Richard Miller Devens - United States - 1866 - 705 pages
...remembered for his famous "mudsill" speech in the United States Senate, in the palmy days of Union, when the lion and the lamb there commingled. . In that...with Senator Clark, of New Hampshire, who, in his ^eview of the astute South Carolinian's argument, remarked : " Cotton is King ! Sir, there is another...
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Pictorial History of the Civil War in the United States of America, Volume 1

Benson John Lossing - United States - 1866 - 610 pages
...of the United States, in March, 1858, Senator Hammond, of South Carolina, said, exultingly : — " You dare not make war upon Cotton. N"o power on earth dares to make war upon it. Cotton is KING. Until lately the Bank of England was king; but she tried to put her screws, as usual, the Fall before...
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The Pictorial Book of Anecdotes and Incidents of the War of the Rebellion ...

Richard Miller Devens - United States - 1867 - 705 pages
..."mudsill" speech in the United States Senate, in the palmy days of Union, when THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES OF THE REBELLION. the lion and the lamb there commingled....there is another King besides Cotton — Humbug is Kinpr!" Which SideP Walking one day on the beach at Birattz, Louis Napoleon happened to meet an intelWhioh...
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