He supports that statement by contrasting the factory owners who did not care about their workers. “in few countries so much is left to the share of the laborer, and so little exacted from him; or where there is more kind attention paid to him in sickness or infirmities of age. Compare his condition with the tenants of the poor houses in the more civilized portions of Europe…” says Calhoun.
Therefore, we can see that Calhoun feels that because the Africans are lower class, slavery is better for them than freedom because they are to be better taken care of than free laborers. With this reasoning, Calhoun says that slavery is a positive