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natural limits of slavery expansion

Charles W. Ramsdell

natural limits of slavery expansion

by Charles W. Ramsdell

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Published by Bobbs-Merrill in Indianapolis .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Reprinted from The Mississippi Historical Review, Vol. XVI, No. 2, September, 1929.

Statementby Chas. W. Ramsdell.
SeriesBobbs-Merrill reprint series in history -- H-178
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19096764M

Natural slavery was Aristotle 's belief, found in the Politics, that some people are slaves by nature, while others were slaves solely by law or convention. 1 Aristotle's discussion on slavery. Aristotle's discussion on slavery. Aristotle describes a natural slave in his book Politics as "anyone who, while being human, is by nature not his own. But by , when the contest over the principle of the Wilmot Proviso was at its height, the western limits of the cotton-growing region were already approximated; and by the time the new Republican party was formed to check the further expansion of slavery, the westward march of the cotton plantations was evidently slowing down.

  Bruce Levine’s work Half Slave and Half Free: The Roots of the Civil War is an excellently written and well-argued work on the central cause of the Civil War. He also expands on what the other factors were that led the South to secession and ultimately the nation to war. Levine argues that slavery was in fact the central cause of the Civil War. - Slavery was dying out in the north with anti-slave laws by judicial decree-Slavery contradicted the causes of the American Revolution, Slavery was not a viable economic force, slavery was not needed in the South. - Slavery would not expand beyond the original southern states (Delaware, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia).

_____, “The Natural Limits of Slavery Expansion,” Southwestern Historical Quarte No. 2 (October, ). Reid, Thomas, "Unwilling Pioneers: Slavery and Emancipation in Tyler County, Texas, ," 41 (November, ). Remembering Slavery: African Americans Talk About Their Personal Experiences of Slavery and Freedom. Ed.   Southern leaders took note. Sen. Robert Toombs, a leading secessionist, characterized the Republican strategy as “to pen up slavery within its present limits — surround it with a border of.


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Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Author: Charles William Ramsdell. OCLC Number: Notes: Reprinted from The Mississippi Valley historical review, vol.

16, no. 2, September Description: pages ; 28 cm. The Natural Limits of Slavery Expansion 93 They have applauded the prophecy of Lincoln, in his "house-divided" speech, that slavery, if not arrested, would extend over the whole country, North as well natural limits of slavery expansion book South.

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Ramsdell} }. The Natural Limits of Slavery Expansion. Add to My Bookmarks Export citation. Type Article Author(s) Chas. Ramsdell Date Volume 16 Issue 2 Page start Page end OpenURL The political economy of slavery: studies in Previous: Evangelicalism and "Immediate Emancipation" in.

Seminal articulations of the"needless war" view were Charles W. Ramsdell,"The Natural Limits of Slavery Expansion," Mississippi Valley Historical Review 16.

compelling that slavery would have thrived in the New South at least until the end of the century. The future of slavery in the Old South is a much more interesting question. Returns to Slave Labor in the Old South and Westward Expansion Ramsdell () propagated the ‘natural limits’ thesis, which essentially holds that.

A History of Slavery and Antislavery Article (PDF Available) in European Review 19(01) February w Reads How we measure 'reads'Author: Seymour Drescher.

(D) What was the natural limits argument regarding the expansion of slavery. What is significant about when the natural limit theory was conceived in why did the theory fail in reality. (A) well some founders believed slavery was vital to the economy and could never be abolished, others such as Ben Franklin Alexander Hamilton, believed slavery to be immoral and a.

With the expansion of the cotton frontier into eastern Texas in the s, they maintained, slavery had reached the “natural limits” of its growth and could spread no farther into the arid and inhospitable Southwest. 2 This Natural Limits thesis sustained an argument that the Civil War was a needless war, a “repressible conflict” brought on by self-serving Northern politicians who seized on the artificial issue of slavery’s expansion.

Ramsdell was far more emphatic on the future of slavery, but he too invoked in the end a political mechanism for slavery's demise (“The Natural Limits of Slavery Expansion,” Mississippi Valley Historical Review, XVI, Septemberp.

), albeit a political mechanism stimulated by declining economic fortunes. Hence Ramsdell is not quite fully refuted by Cited by: 8. Finally, Genovese argues that far from reaching its "natural limits" by the Civil War, slavery required western expansion to survive - economically to maintain the interregional slave trade that tied the system together, politically to maintain the balance of state power in Congress, and ideologically because agreeing to limitations would mean.

(1) the Republican Party considered freedom national or federal, and slavery sectional (states and regions). As a result, the Party's tactic--also known as the scorpion's sting--was to limit or impede slavery for the purposes of watching slavery dwindle away into the realm of nonexistence/5.

THE NATURAL LIMITS OF SLAVERY EXPANSION By CHAS. RAMSDELL In the forefront of that group of issues, which, for more than a decade before the secession of the cotton states, kept the northern and southern sections of the United States in irritat-ing controversy and a, growing sense of enmity, was the ques.

By the state had approximately miles of operating railroad, but almost all of it radiated from Houston. Major lines included the Buffalo Bayou, Brazos and Colorado, from Harrisburg to Alleyton through Houston; the Galveston, Houston and Henderson, from Galveston to Houston; and the Texas and New Orleans.

Chapter 8. Varieties of American Nationalism. Chapter Summary. After the War of a new spirit of nationalism and expansion swept the nation. Party and sectional divisions fell by the wayside during the “era of good feelings” with a president who was determined to heal old wounds, but this spirit of unity did not last.

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Normal price for the book is $ and the DVD set is $ which totals to $ Get both, on this Special, for only $, plus shipping. “The Natural Limits of Slavery Expansion” Mississippi Valley Historical Rev no. 2 (): – Rhode-Island Republican [Newport, RI], 2 November Rosengraten, by: Aristotle's Theory of Natural Slavery.

Conference Paper For the general public, however, many lacunae limit the book’s value. Long sometimes refers to details of texts, Author: Nicholas D Smith. A fixture and force in Western culture, time out of mind, slavery, and more specifically racial slavery, had been essential to the European settlement of the New World ever since the Portuguese pioneered the plantation system with enslaved African labor in the sixteenth century.

Apart from sporadic protests, the spread of slavery went virtually unchallenged by .Slavery in the Antebellum U.S.: – The Antebellum South. Slavery in the U.S. Anti-Slavery Resistance Movements. Conclusion: The State of Slavery before the War.

A House Dividing: – Breakdown of Sectional Balance. Realignment of the Party System. Deepening of the Sectional Crisis. The Impending Crisis. Westward expansion, the 19th-century movement of settlers into the American West, began with the Louisiana Purchase and was fueled by the Gold Rush, the Oregon Trail and a belief in "manifest.