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Wealth and power in antebellum Texas

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Published by Texas A & M University Press in College Station .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Texas
    • Subjects:
    • Wealth -- Texas -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Randolph B. Campbell and Richard G. Lowe.
      ContributionsLowe, Richard G., 1942- joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC107.T43 W43
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 183 p. ;
      Number of Pages183
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4904916M
      ISBN 100890960305
      LC Control Number76051652


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Wealth and Power in Antebellum Texas investigates these questions for a relatively young and rapidly developing part of the slave South. Relying on quantitative evidence gathered from census records as well as on traditional historical materials, the authors examine all measures of the “egalitarian ideal” in the Lone Star by: Book Reviews ROBERT A.

CALVERT, Editor Wealth and Power in Antebellum Texas. By Randolph B. Campbell and Richard G. Lowe. (College Station: Texas AgM University Press, Pp. xv+ Map, figures, tables, appendices, bibliog-raphy, index.

$) In recent years increased attention has been focused upon the distri-Author: L. Tuffly Ellis. By the end of this section, you will be able to: Assess the distribution of wealth in the antebellum South. Describe the southern culture of honor. Identify the main proslavery arguments in the years prior to the Civil War.

During the antebellum years, wealthy southern planters formed an elite master class that wielded most of the economic and. From Wealth to Power is a valuable contribution to the literature of foreign policy and international politics.

It makes a particularly good companion volume to Paul Kennedy's The Rise and Fall of Great Powers which focuses primarily on the historical outcomes of foreign by:   The study, however, that gives the hammer blow to the idea that the antebellum South was poor, or even had wealth inequality greatly exceeding that of the North, is Lee Soltow’s Men and Wealth in the United States, – Basing his study primarily on “spin samples” of the, and censuses, but also buttressed by the.

During the antebellum years, wealthy southern planters formed an elite master class that wielded most of the economic and political power of the region.

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Campbell, Randolph B. Campbell and Richard G. Lowe. Wealth and Power in Antebellum Texas () Carey, Anthony Gene. "Frank L. Owsley's Plain Folk of the Old South after Fifty Years," in Glenn Feldman, ed., Reading Southern History: Essays on Interpreters and Interpretations () Cash, Wilbur J.

In light of the importance of agriculture in antebellum Texas, there *Mr. Campbell, professor, and Mr. Lowe, associate professor, in the Department of His-tory at North Texas State University, are the authors of Wealth and Power in Antebellum Texas. 1The statement that "three quarters" of antebellum Texas's free population were direct.

Planters and Plain Folk: Agriculture in Antebellum Texas. By Richard C. Lowe and Randolph B. Campbell. Dallas: Southern Methodist Univer-sity Press,pp., $ In Campbell and Lowe in their book Wealth and Power in Antebel-lum Texas undertook a quantitative study of wealth and power for the entire Texas economy.

The nostalgic view of the South emphasized the elite planter class of wealth and refinement who controlled large plantations and numerous slaves. Gone with the Wind Twentieth-century romantic portrayals of the antebellum South, such as Margaret Mitchell’s novel Gone with the Wind () and the film adaptation, mostly ignored the role of.

Randolph B. Campbell is Regents' Professor of History at the University of North Texas. He earned his BA (), MA (), and Ph.D. () from the University of Virginia/5. Slavery, Power and Price in Antebellum America. In the “new history of capitalism,” definitions of “capitalism” have been in short supply.

As Seth Rockman, an architect of the field writes, the work has had “minimal investment in a fixed or theoretical definition of capitalism.” Instead, historians have “let. Distribution of wealth in the South became less democratic over time; fewer whites owned slaves in than in As the wealth of the antebellum South increased, it also became more unequally distributed, and an ever-smaller percentage of slaveholders held a substantial number of slaves.

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Their organization, variously called the Adelsverein, the Verein zum Schutze Deutscher Einwanderer in Texas, or the German Emigration Company, began work in. (With Richard G. Lowe) Wealth and Power in Antebellum Texas, Texas A and M University Press (College Station, TX), A Southern Community in Crisis: Harrison County, Texas,Texas State Historical Association (Austin, TX),   The Plantation at Comal Bluff the story becomes one of pain, loss, tragedy, persistence, wealth, power, family, and time, a story that was taking place on.

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In addition to cotton, the great commodity of the antebellum South was human chattel. Slavery was the cornerstone of the southern economy.

Byabout million slaves labored in the United States, million of whom worked in the cotton fields. Slaves faced arbitrary power abuses from whites; they coped by creating family and community. Plain Folk of the Old South is a book by Vanderbilt University historian Frank Lawrence Owsley, one of the Southern it he used statistical data to analyze the makeup of Southern society, contending that yeoman farmers made up a larger middle class than was generally thought.

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Keri. Sarah and Angelina Grimké were keenly aware of antebellum hierarchies of power—the advantages and rights accorded some and denied others on the basis of skin color and lineage, wealth, gender, marital status, and age. 27 Though well aware of their own privileges as the educated daughters of a prosperous planter, they urged their audiences Author: Jacqueline Jones.

African Americans in the Antebellum United States. By the end of this section, you will be able to: another free black who amassed great wealth and power in the South, was born a slave in in South Carolina. After buying his freedom and that of his wife and daughter, he proceeded to purchase his own slaves, whom he then put to work.

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