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" England would topple headlong and carry the whole civilized world with her, save the South. No, you dare not make war on cotton. No power on earth dares to make war upon it. Cotton is King. "
The Pictorial Book of Anecdotes and Incidents of the War of the Rebellion ... - Strana 88
autor/autoři: Richard Miller Devens - 1866 - 705 str.
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Time on the Cross: The Economics of American Negro Slavery, Svazek 1

Robert William Fogel, Stanley L. Engerman - 1995 - 306 str.
...hypocrisy in the position of many critics of the South when he proclaimed : No, you dare not make war on cotton. No power on earth dares to make war upon it. Cotton is king. Until lately the Bank of England was king, but she tried to put her screws as usual, the fall before...
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A Clearing in the Distance: Frederick Law Olmsted and America in the 19th ...

Witold Rybczynski - 1999 - 480 str.
...South. Just the threat of British intervention, they hoped, would be enough to constrain the North. "No! you dare not make war upon cotton; no power on earth dares to make war on it," boasted Governor James H. Hammond of South Carolina, ". . . cotton is king." Thus Hammond unwittingly...
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Abraham Lincoln and a New Birth of Freedom: The Union and Slavery in the ...

Howard Jones - 1999 - 236 str.
...headlong and earrv the whole civilized world with her, save the South. No, you dare not make war on cotton. No power on earth dares to make war upon it. Cotton is Kingl" Now, on the eve of the war, the Charleston Mercury boasted, "The cards are in our hands, and...
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Crucible of Power: A History of American Foreign Relations to 1913

Howard Jones - 2002 - 309 str.
...headlong and carry the whole civilized world with her, save the South. No, you dare not make war on cotton. No power on earth dares to make war upon it. Cotton is king!" In June 1861 the Charleston Mercury exalted cotton as the key to Confederate victory: "The cards are...
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Waters of Discord: The Union Blockade of Texas During the Civil War

Rodman L. Underwood - 2003 - 200 str.
...Senator James H. Hammond summed it up best on the floor of the US Senate on March 4, 1858, when he said, "You dare not make war upon cotton! No power on earth dares make war upon it. Cotton is king."219 Texas Senator Louis T. Wigfall addressed the same body on December...
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A House Divided: The Antebellum Slavery Debates in America, 1776-1865

Mason I. Lowance - 2003 - 492 str.
...of both England and the North would be destroyed. "You dare not make war on cotton," said Hammond. "No power on earth dares to make war upon it. Cotton is king."1 Elliott designed his volume to reply to the antislavery arguments of the abolitionists, including...
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Bound Together: How Traders, Preachers, Adventurers, and Warriors Shaped ...

Nayan Chanda - 2008 - 416 str.
...staunch supporter, Senator James H. Hammond, famously declared before the US Senate on 4 March 1858: "You dare not make war upon cotton! No power on earth dares make war upon it. Cotton is king." The senator was wrong on one count: soon thereafter the American...
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The Constitutional and Political History of the United States: 1859-1861 ...

Hermann Von Holst - 1892
...furnished for three years? England would topple headlong, and carry the whole civilized world with her. No, you dare not make war upon cotton. No power on earth dares to make war upon it. Cotton is king. Until lately the Bank of England was king; but she tried to put her screws, as usual, the fall before...
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The Eclectic Review

1862
...Hammond, addressed to the Senate of the United States, March •ith, 1858, are very well known : — 1 " No ! you dare not make war upon cotton ; no power on earth dares to make war upon it. Cotton is Icing ; until lately the Bank of England icas king ; but she tried to put her screws, as usual, the...
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Charles Sumner

Moorfield Storey - 1900 - 466 str.
...furnished for three years? England would topple headlong and carry the whole civilized world with her. No, you dare not make war upon cotton. No power on earth dares to make war upon it." His more enthusiastic associate, Wigfall of Texas, insisted that " Victoria's crown would not stand...
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