The Ills Of The South; Or, Related Causes Hostile To The General Prosperity Of The Southern People

Paperback | February 4, 2012

byCharles H. Otken

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1894. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XIV. NEGRO COLONIZATION.. LIISTORY has no record of two races as unlike as the Anglo-Saxon and the African, living together in harmony under like conditions. The superior race is energetic and ambitious. Every door of enterprise, of industry, of knowledge, of preferment in civil and political life, is wide open to them. It is a masterful, dominant race. The other race is sluggish and unenterprising. Its past history is a vast Sahara. Every door of advancement, or nearly so, open to the Anglo-Saxon, is closed to the African. Hayti, with a hundred years' experience and opportunities, and the British Colonies in the West India Islands, with nearly sixty years of freedom, and educational, civil, and political advantages, furnish no ground of hope for the Hamites of the Southern States. The Indian has long ago been forced to move toward the setting sun. The number of Indians is insignificant. When interest puts forth its claim, the imperious superior race will demand the removal of the sons of Ham. Interests moral, social, industrial, and political are already demanding a hearing. "What shall we do with the negroes?" is impressing itself more and more upon the Southem people. To impose political disabilities upon the black man removes one difficulty, but leaves the grave moral and industrial perplexities untouched. With these the people have to do every day. The consensus of thoughtful observers is, that two races, net homogeneous, can not live on the same soil. Mr. Froude thus expresses himself concerning this subject, after his visit to the English West Indian Colonies in 1887: "The races are not equal and will not blend. If the white people do not depart of themselves, black legislation will make it impossible for any of them to stay who would not...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1894. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XIV. NEGRO COLONIZATION.. LIISTORY has no record of two races as unlike as the Anglo-Saxon and the African, living t...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:70 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.15 inPublished:February 4, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:021711783X

ISBN - 13:9780217117838

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