Cherokee removal and Marxist theory

michael perelman michael at ecst.csuchico.edu
Sun Feb 24 15:20:49 MST 2002


The Cherokees played an important role in the economic bubble of the
time.  Cotton was booming and they occupied prime cotton land.  The U.S.
economy been overplanted cotton, leading to a depression, which smashed
labor, allowing employers to use the Irish to replace earlier waves of
immigrants.

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Michael Perelman
Economics Department
California State University
Chico, CA 95929

Tel. 530-898-5321
E-Mail michael at ecst.csuchico.edu


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