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 Posted: Tue Sep 9th, 2008 08:43 pm
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There are three episodes on Youtube about the Confederate Economy:

 

The Confederate Economy Episode #1:  King cotton. Speculation in real estate and slaves. The failure of technology.

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sgK49bkybRE

 

 

 

The Confederate Economy Episode #2:  Confederate banks and banking. Confederate money. Taxation. Inflation. Forging. Blockade runners. Partisan Ranger act.

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6XmoJoXpnH8

 

 

The Confederate Economy Episode # 3:  The fall of Richmond. What happened to the Confederate treasury? Where is it now?

 

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kaVrJuGrWEM



 Posted: Wed Sep 10th, 2008 01:42 am
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Looks interesting. Thanks!



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 Posted: Wed Sep 10th, 2008 11:05 am
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I watched them all.  It's an easy way to get some of the basics.  Thanks for posting those.



 Posted: Wed Sep 10th, 2008 07:06 pm
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It's interesting that the north used their own printing presses to create fake Confederate money and then flooded the market with them driving up inflation even higher!



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