James Henry Hammond

Here’s another entry in this unintentionally unpleasant theme week. ┬áJamed Henry Hammond, a real peach of a man, was the originator of two phrases that distilled the fire-eaters’ essence: “King Cotton” and “Mudsill Theory“. ┬áThe rest of his biography reads as you’d expect of one who saw the average human being as someone on whom to wipe his feet.

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