Black and White

Land, Labor, and Politics in the South

Cover image for

Download


Published: 1884
Language: English
Wordcount: 77,141 / 231 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 39.3
LoC Category: J
Downloads: 1,037
Added to site: 2005.10.08
mnybks.net#: 11703
Genre: Politics
Excerpt

est of justice and fair-play, but obviously to court the good will of the American sympathizers of the assassin. While on the contrary, within a few hundred miles of the National capital, an armed mob of citizens shoot down in cold blood a dozen of their fellow-citizens, but the Chief of the Nation did not deem it at all pertinent or necessary to "call the attention of Congress" to the matter. And why? Because, forsooth, the newspapers, voicing the wishes of the rabble and the cormorants of trade, cry down the "Bloody Shirt," proclaiming, with brazen effrontery, that each State is "sovereign," and that its citizens have a perfect right to terrorize and murder one another, if they so desire. The Bible declares that "Righteousness exalteth a nation; but sin is a reproach to any people." God save the Union!

But such argument is indicative, not only of American politics but of Caucasian human nature as well--that human nature which seldom rises above self-interest in business or politics.

(Promote your book here)

Featured Books

Cover image for Black and White by Timothy Thomas Fortune - Free eBook

Who Murdered Mr. Malone?

Garden Girls Christian Cozy Mystery Series Book 1
Hope Callaghan

Who Murdered Mr. Malone? Book 1 of the Garden G... Read more

Cover image for Black and White by Timothy Thomas Fortune - Free eBook

Phantasia

Book One: Into the Rain
M.U. Riyadad

After finding the body of a dragon in a metalli... Read more

Cover image for Black and White by Timothy Thomas Fortune - Free eBook

Fearsome

Fearsome Series Book 1
S.A. Wolfe

*This is a stand-alone book in the Fearsome Ser... Read more

Cover image for Black and White by Timothy Thomas Fortune - Free eBook

Nano Contestant

Episode 1: Whatever It Takes
Leif Sterling

Fans of the Hunger Games and Sci-Fi Thrillers will... Read more

Cover image for Black and White by Timothy Thomas Fortune - Free eBook

Anais of Brightshire

The Blood Mage Chronicles Book 1
Jamie Wilson

While rumors of monsters rising in the south bring... Read more

Cover image for Black and White by Timothy Thomas Fortune - Free eBook

Sound of Sirens

Tales of Skylge #1
Jen Minkman

On the island of Skylge, electricity is only fo... Read more

(advanced)
login | register

User ID

Password

reset password

Help ManyBooks by sharing this page!

See it as donating a moment of your social media time, every little thing helps us improve and stay online.

Popular in This Genre

The list of books below is based on the weekly downloads by our users regardless of eReader device or file format.

African and European Addresses
by Theodore Roosevelt
The Communist Manifesto
by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels
A Poor Wise Man
by Mary Roberts Rinehart
The Republic
by Plato
Bolshevism
by John Spargo
Anarchism
by E.V. Zenker
A Vindication of the Rights of Woman
by Mary Wollstonecraft
The Wheat Princess
by Jean Webster

See more popular titles from this genre.