I at present will say this, that as long as America adheres to the protective system your commercial primacy is secure.
But most of the party leaders had opposed tampering with the protective system.
The American Revolution in proclaiming the rights of humanity struck a blow at the protective system.
He was for the protective system—he was against it: I agree to it.
And now we have come to the point where that saving element in the protective system is in danger of vanishing.
In fact many of the ablest Southern leaders foresaw the establishment of a protective system in the South.
He either did not comprehend the relation of the slavery interests to the protective system or disregarded it.
Calhoun and other Southern men thought that this difference in the rate of progress was due to the protective system.
Whence came this idea of establishing the protective system?
He saw the necessity that existed to save the protective system from the danger which threatened it.