Tobacco wealth helped make planters like Washington and Jefferson the leaders of a new nation, but it also brought slavery to American shores. The industry virtually built the state of North Carolina, and launched some of advertising's best-known trademarks and slogans. This is the story of how farmer's sons turned a national addiction into an industrial empire that continues to fan the flames of controversy.
Tobacco wealth helped make planters like Washington and Jefferson the leaders of a new nation, but it also brought slavery to American shores. The industry virtually built the state of North Carolina, and launched some of advertising's best-known trademarks and slogans. This is the story of how farmer's sons turned a national addiction into an industrial empire that continues to fan the flames of controversy.
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Rel. Date: 08/19/2021
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History - Empires Of Industry Leaves Of Gold
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Tobacco wealth helped make planters like Washington and Jefferson the leaders of a new nation, but it also brought slavery to American shores. The industry virtually built the state of North Carolina, and launched some of advertising's best-known trademarks and slogans. This is the story of how farmer's sons turned a national addiction into an industrial empire that continues to fan the flames of controversy.