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plan·toc·ra·cy

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  1. plantocracynoun

    Government by planters.

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  1. Plantocracynoun

    government by planters; planters, collectively

  2. Etymology: [Planter + -cracy, as in democracy.]

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  1. Plantocracy

    A plantocracy, also known as a slavocracy, is a ruling class, political order or government composed of plantation owners. A number of early European colonies in the New World were largely plantocracies, usually consisting of a small European settler population relying on a predominantly West African chattel slave population, and later, "freed"-Black and poor-white sharecroppers for labour. These plantocracies proved to be a decisive force in the anti-abolitionist movement. One prominent organization largely representing a number of plantocracies was the "West Indies Lobby" in the British Parliament. It is credited in constituting a significant impetus in delaying the abolition of the slave trade from taking place in the 1790s to being implemented in 1806-1808; and likewise, with respect to prospects of emancipation being proclaimed in the 1820s, to it being implemented in 1834-1838.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of plantocracy in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of plantocracy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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