"'In terms of sheer numbers, small slaveholders overwhelmingly dominate...among slaveholders they were the vast majority.' - James Oakes
Planters were only 6% of owners in 1850.
18% had $0 land value but slaves.
Baraka says poor white owners were the rule not the exception."
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