Liberation Historiography: African American Writers and the Challenge of History, 1794-1861

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Abyssinian Baptist Church, 159
Adams, Henry, 36
Adams, John, 54, 91, 96, 141
Adams, John Quincy, 359 (n. 42)
Adams, Nehemiah, 174–75, 371 (n. 16)
Adams, Samuel, 142
“Address of the Virginia Convention for the abolition of slavery,” 287
Adelphic Union Library Association, 367
Aesop, 309
Africa, 87, 106, 293, 309, 322; in Enlightenment thought, 5; as symbolic site, 9, 22, 69, 91; and effects of the slave trade, 64–65, 73, 74–75, 164, 309; regeneration of, 67, 129–30; in African American historical imagination, 6878, 92, 252, 289; and biblical prophecy and Providence, 71, 72–73, 74–75, 79, 119, 131; and Freemasonry, 117, 118; and colonization, 119, 129–30; Henry Highland Garnet on, 247
African American conventions. See Conventions, African American
African Baptist Church, 133
African Benevolent Society, 142
African Civilization Society, 64–65
African Methodist Episcopal Church, 23, 162, 299
Afrocentricism, 2, 9, 70, 75, 104, 336
Allen, Richard, 23, 50, 52–53, 221, 279, 308, 316. See also A Narrative of the Proceedings of the Black People, during the Late Awful Calamity in Philadelphia, in the Year 1793
Allen, William G., 140, 244, 234, 236; on prejudice, 230
—works: The American Prejudice against Color, 205–6; “Letter from William G. Allen,” 379 (n. 13); “Letter from Wm. G. Allen,” 230, 378 (n. 12); “Orators and Oratory,” 229–32
American Anti-Slavery Society, 238, 286
American Colonization Society, 64–65, 91, 118, 122, 142, 250, 255, 256
American Moral Reform Society, 270
American Museum, 164
American Revolution, 60, 231, 279; African Americans in, 25; George Bancroft on, 36; and resistance to slavery, 4546, 136–38, 163–64, 233–36, 239, 246; and American discourse, 45–46, 223–24, 234–35; as philosophical event, 54, 234, 320; and African American rights, 74, 143, 219–20; African American appropriations of, 80, 129, 234, 253; as unfinished, 87, 136, 138; African American service in, 95, 135, 266, 335; historical recording of, 9697; African American jeremiads and, 134, 237, 238; Frederick Douglass on, 233–34; Maria Stewart on, 245. See also Attucks, Crispus; Boston Massacre; Bunker Hill, battle of; Fourth of July

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