Some articles on large plantations, plantations:
... slave populations ranged from 20 to 50 percent, corresponding to the concentration of large plantations along the river ... high in 1860 was New Madrid in the southeast, devoted to cotton plantations along the Mississippi River ... Chariton and Ralls, grew millions of pounds of tobacco on large plantations with 20 or more slaves ...
Famous quotes containing the words plantations and/or large:
“The greater speed and success that distinguish the planting of the human race in this country, over all other plantations in history, owe themselves mainly to the new subdivisions of the State into small corporations of land and power.”
—Ralph Waldo Emerson (18031882)
“If begging should unfortunately be thy lot, knock at the large gates only.”