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southern oligarchy an appeal in behalf of the silent masses of our country against the despotic rule of the few. by William Henry Skaggs

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Published by The Devin-Adair company in New York .
Written in English


  • Southern States -- Politics and government -- 1865-,
  • Southern States -- Social conditions.,
  • Southern States -- Economic conditions -- 1918-,
  • United States -- Race relations.

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Edition Notes

Statementby William H. Skaggs.
LC ClassificationsF209 .S62
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 472 p.,
Number of Pages472
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17640806M
LC Control Number24016956

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  How Southern Plutocrats Betrayed America. Thus the onward-and-upward ring of the book’s title: From Oligarchy to Whereas Nabors sees Author: Martin Longman. The oligarchy was part of a Southern hierarchy, built upon a Biblical moral order, according to Civil War Talk: Churches were the center of social and intellectual life in the south. That was where people congregated, where they learned about the world and their place in it, and where they received moral guidance.   Richardson's searing book seizes upon the soul of the country and its ongoing struggle to provide equal opportunity to all. Debunking the myth that the Civil War released the nation from the grip of oligarchy, expunging the sins of the Founding, it reveals how and why the Old South not only survived in the West, but : Oxford University Press. Excellent and so incredibly timely. This book clearly lays out the political history of our country, the paradox of Americas foundation on equality and the struggle between democracy and oligarchy that has continued to divide us since the very beginning. Remarkable/5.

  Winters Oligarchy is a book elaborating a theory of how extremely concentrated wealth at the hand of powerful minority induces extreme political inequality. By doing so, he clarifies the oligarchy theory that has been muddled by the elite theory. He claims that not all powerful minorities are oligarchic in nature/5. About this Book Catalog Record Details. The southern oligarchy; an appeal in behalf of the silent masses Skaggs, William Henry, View full catalog .   Nabors finds the primary causal factor of the post-war Republican project’s failure to be the inequality and discrimination that emerged from Reconstruction in the southern oligarchy, whose main principles and practices were so deeply rooted in southern society than even the honorable republican effort to abolish slavery unleashed an. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Raum, Green B. (Green Berry), Existing conflict between republican government and Southern oligarchy.