In an overview of the role of "poor whites" in Alabama's political development, and of the non-slaveholding majority of whites specifically, one cannot define a simple pattern. But two broad factors structured Alabama's antebellum evolution. The first is the commitment to racial supremacy across a....
Fitzgerald, Michael W.
"Alabama's Class Politics Through The Civil War Crisis -- And Its Echoes,"
Civil War Book Review: Vol. 20
Available at: https://digitalcommons.lsu.edu/cwbr/vol20/iss1/21