Sorry to cast a pall, but...
Posted by Linden on July 08, 1998 at 03:29:53:
In response to Comparison of the American South and England, written by JenniferB. on July 07, 1998 at 09:27:44
The glamourous, romantic, aristocratic side of things in both depended on appalling oppression of the vast majority of the population.
They were linked by cotton: in the South the slaves grew it, and in the North of England they turned it into those flowing, lovely dresses. It was not at all clear to the reformers of the time whether the slaves or the weavers were worse off.
- Oppression Edna 22:42:43 7/10/98 (2)
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