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New Directions in the Study of African American Recolonization

Beverly C. Tomek and Matthew J. Hetrick (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813054247
eISBN:
9780813053011
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054247.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

New Directions in the Study of African American Recolonization is a collection of essays examining African American recolonization to Africa, primarily Liberia. It considers white and black ... More


The American Colonization Society’s Not-So-Private Colonization Project

David F. Ericson

in New Directions in the Study of African American Recolonization

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813054247
eISBN:
9780813053011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054247.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

Ericson traces the efforts of the American Colonization Society to gain the financial support of the U.S. government and the public-private partnership that ensued. He maintains that this partnership ... More


From Pompton Lakes to White Sands: Other Liquid-Propellant Rocket Developments, 1930–1954

J. D. Hunley

in Preludes to U.S. Space-Launch Vehicle Technology: Goddard Rockets to Minuteman III

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813031774
eISBN:
9780813038551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813031774.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter discusses other American rocket efforts from 1930 to 1954, culminating in a joining of German and JPL rocket technologies in the Bumper WAC project. Goddard, with his small band of ... More


Race, Sympathy, and Missionary Sensibility in the New England Colonization Movement

Gale L. Kenny

in New Directions in the Study of African American Recolonization

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813054247
eISBN:
9780813053011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054247.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter focuses on the missionary ideas shared by those from New England who supported the African recolonization movement. It features Leonard Bacon and Lydia Sigourney and traces their motives ... More


Rethinking Colonization in the Early United States

Nicholas Guyatt

in New Directions in the Study of African American Recolonization

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813054247
eISBN:
9780813053011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054247.003.0017
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter explores a number of myths and misconceptions surrounding the colonization movement to reassess the role of the movement in early U.S. history. It focuses particularly on the arguments, ... More


The Missouri Crisis and the “Changed Object” of the American Colonization Society

Nicholas P. Wood

in New Directions in the Study of African American Recolonization

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813054247
eISBN:
9780813053011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054247.003.0008
Subject:
History, African-American History

Nicholas Wood traces the effect of the Missouri Crisis on the American Colonization Society’s efforts to gain support from the federal government. Like Ericson, Wood highlights the desire of ACS ... More


The American Colonization Society and the Civil War

Sebastian N. Page

in New Directions in the Study of African American Recolonization

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813054247
eISBN:
9780813053011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054247.003.0011
Subject:
History, African-American History

Page calls for a new assessment of the American Colonization Society by shifting the focus from the often-discussed Early Republic and Antebellum years to the period of the U.S. Civil War. This ... More


Americanization in the States: Immigrant Social Welfare Policy, Citizenship, and National Identity in the United States, 19081929

Christina A. Ziegler-McPherson

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033617
eISBN:
9780813039718
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033617.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

In the first decades of the twentieth century, a number of states had bureaus whose responsibility was to help immigrants assimilate into American society. Often described negatively as efforts to ... More


Epilogue

Christopher B. Strain

in Burning Faith: Church Arson in the American South

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032399
eISBN:
9780813038919
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032399.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter presents some concluding thoughts. It suggests that in the end, the full story of the fires of the 1990s may never be told; but, if the fires lit the way toward a new understanding of ... More


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