The Posthumous and Other Writings of Benjamin Franklin, Vol. 2 of 2: Published From the Originals, by His Grandson (Classic Reprint) by Benjamin FranklinThe Posthumous and Other Writings of Benjamin Franklin, Vol. 2 of 2: Published From the Originals, by His Grandson (Classic Reprint) by Benjamin Franklin

The Posthumous and Other Writings of Benjamin Franklin, Vol. 2 of 2: Published From the Originals…

byBenjamin Franklin

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Became full of English. And, were the English now driven into Wales by some foreign nation; there would, in a few years, be no more English men in Britain, than there are now people in Wales. 3. Loss of trade. Manufactures, exported, draw subsistence from foreign countries for num here, who are thereby enabled to marry and raise families. 1 If the nation be deprived of any branch of trade, and no new employment is fouird fondle peeple occupied in that branch, it will soon be de~ prived of so many people. 4. Loss of food. Sup pose a nation has a fishery, which not only em ploys great numbers, but makes the food and sub-1 Sistence of the people cheaper: if another nation becomes master of the seas, and prevents the fishery, the people will diminish in pr0portionf as the loss of employ and deafness of provision makes it more difficult to subsista family. 5. Bad govern ment and insecure property. People not only leave such a courm'y, and, settling abroad, incor p'orate with other nations, lose their native lan guage, and' become foreigners; but the industry of those that remain being discouraged, the quantity of subsistence in the country is lessened, and the support of a family becomes more difficult. S'o heavy taxes tend to diminish a people. 6. The introduction of slaves. The negroes brought into the English sugar islands, have greatly diminished the whites there: the poor are' by this means (lei prived of ernplojiment, while a'few families acquireluxuries, the same incomeis needed for the'snpport of one, that might have maintained one hundred. The-whites, who have slaves;not' laboring, are 'en feebled, and therefirre not sogenerally prolific; the slaves befig worked too. Hard, and ill ?ed, their.

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Title:The Posthumous and Other Writings of Benjamin Franklin, Vol. 2 of 2: Published From the Originals…Format:PaperbackDimensions:552 pages, 9 × 6 × 1.12 inPublished:December 4, 2018Publisher:FB&C LtdLanguage:English

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ISBN - 13:9780259530145

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