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mercantile
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Leaves of Grass
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  • …The perfect equality of the female with the male, the fluid movement of the population, The superior marine, free commerce, fisheries, whaling, gold-digging, Wharf-hemm’d cities, railroad and steamboat lines intersecting all points, Factories, mercantile life, labor-saving machinery, the Northeast, Northwest, Southwest, Manhattan firemen, the Yankee swap, southern plantation life, Slavery—the murderous, treacherous conspiracy to raise it upon the ruins of all the rest, On and on to the…

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  • The mercantile and commercial interests of the north are at odds with the southern desire for cultural preservation.
  • preached a mercantile and militant patriotism

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