George Harrell – Southern Slavery and Confederate Socialism

Published: Mar 06 2021

In the antebellum South the planter-class used fundamentally anti-free market means to build a slaveocracy, with which they exploited and oppressed not only black slaves, but also non-slave owning whites. This system of state and federal coercion eventually then evolved into full blown economic socialism with the rise of the Confederacy.

Recorded January 29, 2021 at the 2021 Winter Forum in Moscow, Idaho. The George Buchanan Forum was created to further develop consistent Christian thought through the integration of theology, Natural Law, and history.