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Why did poor southern whites staunch supporters of slavery?

Poor Southern whites did not own slaves, and were not particularly interested in the slavery issue. They had nothing in common with the plantocracy, and never associated with (MORE)

What is a sentence using the word staunch?

The United States is a staunch ally of Great Britain. This is an adjective meaning steadfastly or strongly loyal. It can also be used as a verb as in the following: Mary use (MORE)

What does staunch mean?

  staunch   /stɔntʃ, stɑntʃ/[stawnch, stahnch]-adjective, -er, -est.1.firm or steadfast in principle, adherence, loyalty, etc., as a person: a staunch Republican; a (MORE)