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African Churches and an African Nation: Paul Cuffe, the African Methodist Episcopal Church, and the American Colonization Society

James Sidbury

in Becoming African in America: Race and Nation in the Early Black Atlantic, 1760-1830

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195320107
eISBN:
9780199789009
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195320107.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter presents the story of the first expedition sent to Africa by the American Colonization Society (ACS) and the efforts of two of Paul Cuffe's close friends and supporters — John Kizell, a ... More


Resurrecting the “Iniquitous Scheme”: The Rebirth of the Colonization Movement in America, 1840–1854

Ousmane K. Power-Greene

in Against Wind and Tide: The African American Struggle against the Colonization Movement

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479823178
eISBN:
9781479876693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479823178.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines the rebirth of the American Colonization Society (ACS) and the colonization movement in America during the period 1840–1854. As the 1850s approached, colonization gathered ... More


“The Cause Is God’s and Must Prevail”: Building an Anticolonizationist Wall in Great Britain, 1830–1850

Ousmane K. Power-Greene

in Against Wind and Tide: The African American Struggle against the Colonization Movement

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479823178
eISBN:
9781479876693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479823178.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines the anticolonization movement in Britain and how it helped black abolitionists in their fight to end slavery in the United States. During the 1830s and 1840s, the American ... More


“The Means of Alleviating the Suffering”: Haitian Emigration and the Colonization Movement, 1817–1830

Ousmane K. Power-Greene

in Against Wind and Tide: The African American Struggle against the Colonization Movement

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479823178
eISBN:
9781479876693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479823178.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines the Haitian emigration movement during the period 1817–1830 and its impact on the American Colonization Society (ACS) and African colonization more generally. During the 1820s, ... 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


“We here mean literally what we say”: Elliott Cresson and the Pennsylvania Colonization Society’s Humanitarian Agenda

Beverly C. Tomek

in Colonization and Its Discontents: Emancipation, Emigration, and Antislavery in Antebellum Pennsylvania

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814783481
eISBN:
9780814784433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814783481.003.0004
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter tells the story of Elliott Cresson, a staunch proponent of the colonization movement. Cresson began working for the American Colonization Society (ACS) diligently in 1829 and continued ... 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


“An Undue Illusion”: Emigration, Colonization, and the Destiny of the Colored Races, 1850–1858

Ousmane K. Power-Greene

in Against Wind and Tide: The African American Struggle against the Colonization Movement

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479823178
eISBN:
9781479876693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479823178.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines how emigration and colonization converged in Frederick Douglass's battle with Martin Delany and those “black nationalists” who argued for the creation of a black American ... 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


Leaving Home

Lisa A. Lindsay

in Atlantic Bonds: A Nineteenth-Century Odyssey from America to Africa: A Nineteenth-Century Odyssey from America to Africa

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469631127
eISBN:
9781469631141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631127.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

In late 1852, twenty-four year old Church Vaughan boarded a ship bound for Liberia. The vessel had been chartered by the American Colonization Society, an organization founded by white ... More


“One of the Wildest Projects Ever”: Abolitionists and the Anticolonizationist Impulse, 1830–1840

Ousmane K. Power-Greene

in Against Wind and Tide: The African American Struggle against the Colonization Movement

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479823178
eISBN:
9781479876693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479823178.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines the role of anticolonization ideology and activism within the abolitionist movement during the period 1830–1840. From the Mid-Atlantic to New England, African Americans aired ... More


“Calculated to remove the evils, and increase the happiness of society”: Mathew Carey and the Political and Economic Side of African Colonization

Beverly C. Tomek

in Colonization and Its Discontents: Emancipation, Emigration, and Antislavery in Antebellum Pennsylvania

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814783481
eISBN:
9780814784433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814783481.003.0003
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter tells the story of former Pennsylvania Abolition Society (PAS) member Mathew Carey. Carey was a Philadelphia printer and Catholic exile from Ireland who opposed bondage and oppression of ... More


The Liberated African Department

Padraic X. Scanlan

in Freedom's Debtors: British Antislavery in Sierra Leone in the Age of Revolution

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300217445
eISBN:
9780300231526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300217445.003.0006
Subject:
History, African History

After the conclusion of the Napoleonic Wars, the Court of Vice-Admiralty at Sierra Leone lost its place at the centre of the colonial economy. Former slaves released from the slave trade by the ... More


The Price of Liberty: African Americans and the Making of Liberia

Claude A. Clegg III

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807828458
eISBN:
9781469605500
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807895580_clegg
Subject:
History, African-American History

In nineteenth-century America, the belief that blacks and whites could not live in social harmony and political equality in the same country led to a movement to relocate African Americans to ... 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


Introduction

Ousmane K. Power-Greene

in Against Wind and Tide: The African American Struggle against the Colonization Movement

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479823178
eISBN:
9781479876693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479823178.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This book explores African Americans' organized resistance to colonization, and specifically their battle against the American Colonization Society (ACS) and those who believed that African ... More


The Slavery Question

Paul C. Gutjahr

in Charles Hodge: Guardian of American Orthodoxy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199740420
eISBN:
9780199894703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199740420.003.0027
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Chapter twenty-seven examines Hodge’s first article on the issue of slavery. Hodge remained largely consistent on his views of slavery throughout his life, and they are most clearly sent down in his ... More


Introduction

Beverly C. Tomek

in Colonization and Its Discontents: Emancipation, Emigration, and Antislavery in Antebellum Pennsylvania

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814783481
eISBN:
9780814784433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814783481.003.0010
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the book's main themes. This book aims to clarify the distinctions between political antislavery and the social movement known as abolition. It shows ... More


“A certain simple grandeur … which awakens the benevolent heart”: The American Colonization Society’s Effective Marketing in Pennsylvania

Beverly C. Tomek

in Colonization and Its Discontents: Emancipation, Emigration, and Antislavery in Antebellum Pennsylvania

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814783481
eISBN:
9780814784433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814783481.003.0002
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter examines the growth of the colonization movement. The American Colonization Society (ACS) initially received a lukewarm reception in Pennsylvania, but within a decade of its founding in ... More


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