19th Century Education

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19th Century Education

Absent Africa, Diaspora and Black Scholars

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Indiana University, Bloomington
Aaad-A 150 - Surv Cultr of Black Americans

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AAAD 150 1nd Edition Lecture 2 Outline of Last Lecture I. “African” Americans and Africa Outline of Current Lecture II. 19th Century Education III. Ethiopianism: Ancient Egypt + Cush + Ethiopia = Negro Race IV. Absent Africa [19th/20th] V. Black Scholars in African Diasporic Framework [Late 19th Century] Current Lecture I. 19th Century Education  Very dependent on Eurocentric western learning: Measured in European terms  Thought Africa was shrouded in darkness  African Americans = Always argued with this  19th/20th century = Africans shaped own history and meaning within themselves o Put several civilizations together = “Ethiopianism” II. Ethiopianism: Ancient Egypt + Cush + Ethiopia = Negro Race  Lots of African Americans adopted ancient Egyptians o 25th dynasty = really rich and from Cush o Exhibitions = Popular and helped black self-esteem o Ethiopia = Place of people that resembled Egyptians o Frederick Douglas  Wanted to connect people to Ethiopian past  People started realizing potential for future progress o Treaties being signed…  Father of Black Nationalism signed to permit settlement of Black Americans in Nigeria III. Absent Africa [19th/20th]  People divided subject of modern Africa and ancestry o Frederick Douglas: Stressed “American-ness” These notes represent a detailed interpretation of the professor’s lecture. GradeBuddy is best used as a supplement to your own notes, not as a substitute.

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