American Colonization

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American Colonization

American Colonization


Lecture number:
7
Pages:
2
Type:
Lecture Note
School:
Indiana University, Bloomington
Course:
Aaad-A 150 - Surv Cultr of Black Americans
Edition:
1

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AAAD 150 1nd Edition Lecture 7 Outline of Last Lecture I. Emancipation and Civil Rights Outline of Current Lecture II. Free Black People at Work III. American Colonization Society IV. Frederick Douglas Current Lecture Free Black People at Work  Anthony Benezet o White quaker and abolitionist o Organized the world’s first anti-slavery society in 1775 o Fought for the idea of all men being created equal  Former Slaves in American Revolution o Crispus Attucks was the first to join the American cause and died in the Boston Massacre of 1770 o Peter Salem is seen in a white artist’s painting fighting at Battle of Bunker Hill o George Washington offered slaves freedom in exchange for enlistment \  Toussaint L’Ouverture o Led the first slave led revolution in Haiti o Literate, Catholic and coachmen by trade o Able to defeat French, Spanish and Great British forces o Created the second democratic country in the Americas American Colonization Society  Movement that wanted free black to be moved back to Africa  Founded by prominent whites and believed that the United States was solely for white men  They were opposed by the Negro Convention Movement  Dred Scott Decision o Traveled to free territory to try to sue for freedom 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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