Slavery was 'an utter violation of capitalism'
February 6, 2013 7:06 PM Subscribe
The inefficiency of it all ...
Here's a great infographic: slavery and cotton in the South in 1860. But if the map is interesting, the article is astonishing. It says only 2 percent of Deep South land produced cotton in 1860 -- and only 13 percent grew any crop at all. You better read that last sentence again.
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