Lift Every Voice: African American Oratory, 1787-1900

By Philip S. Foner; Robert James Branham | Go to book overview

SUBJECT INDEX
Abolitionists, 71-72, 74, 124, 130, 157, 166-67, 184, 194, 197, 256, 275-76, 308, 310, 313, 328, 352-54, 373-74, 382, 395, 411, 452, 718; persecution of, 131-35, 157, 158, 160, 164-65, 186-87, 208, 355-57, 565; and temperance movement, 146; racial discrimination among, 168-73, 309-10; women, 158, 178, 564
Abolition of slavery, 165, 202-5, 339, 395, 410-25, 439, 441-42, 539, 718; gradual versus immediate, 159; in Brazil, 717; in Cuba, 517-20; in New York, 105-9; in Tunis, 212. See also Emancipation; Emancipation Proclamation; Great Britain; Thirteenth Amendment; West Indies
Abraham, 593
Accommodationism, 872-73
Adam, 666
Adams, E. J., 460-61, 463
Adams, John, 342
Adams, John Quincy, 169, 207, 278, 342
Africa, 675, 781; agriculture in, 448; as point of human origin, 92, 93; before European slave trade, 67, 93; biblical references to, 30-33, 43, 587, 820-21; colonialism in, 907; cultural practices, 390- 92, 828-30; "degradation" of, 93, 743, 816, 817; geography, 91-92, 390, 821; history and accomplishments of, 36, 587, 682, 821; ignorance of, 820, 825; importance for African Americans, 817, 822, 831-32, 905; languages, 390, 828; manhood in, 790, 821, 826; missionaries in, 156, 825-27; misconceptions of, 390-91; mixed races in, 824; oratory in, 1-2; peoples of, 826-30; religions, 825; slavery in, 314, 828, 829; slave trade, 46, 66-73, 76, 81, 94-95, 149-50, 436, 447, 565, 822-23; writers on, 830. See also Emigration, to Africa; Missionaries
African Free School ( New York), 8, 66, 98- 99, 198, 589, 846
African Methodist Episcopal Church, 7, 56-57, 66, 86, 384-85, 403, 426, 443, 475-76, 506, 624, 626-27, 632, 725, 754, 797, 863, 878, 882, 890-91
Afro-American Bank, 723-24
Afro-American Council, 714
Afro-American League, 586, 713-14, 722- 25, 734
Alabama, 396, 549, 551, 553, 554, 561- 62, 616, 627, 645, 664, 676, 701
Alcohol, consumption of, 24-25, 27, 109, 145-54, 317, 647-48, 690, 711-12, 883
Allen, Richard, 56-57, 105
Allen, William Grant, 1, 2, 229-30
A.M.E. Zion Church, 224, 403, 725, 734
"America," 746, 760, 776
American Anti-Slavery Society, 5, 9, 158, 189, 205, 274, 331-32, 392-93, 463
American Colonization Society, 4-5, 57, 114, 117-18, 125, 130-35, 156-57, 404, 539-40, 586. See also Colonization
Americanization, 500, 610, 713, 816
American Missionary Association, 285, 452
American Moral Reform Society, 143, 158
American National Baptist Convention, 664
American Negro Academy, 846-47, 854- 55, 857, 873
American Revolution, 203, 291, 307, 350- 51, 677; African American service in, 20, 27, 39, 56, 59, 144, 158, 311, 315, 383, 521-22, 682, 777-78, 806, 870; principles of, 58, 59, 71, 187, 196, 200, 250-52, 326, 355, 538, 643, 810
Amherst College, 331
Amistad, 204, 311
Amnesty for Confederates, 424, 705
Anarchism, 655-60, 709, 711
Andersonville prison, 697
Andrew, John A., 408, 429
Andrews, Charles C., 98-99
Anglo-African Magazine, The, 322, 358
Anthony, Susan B., 328, 463-64, 688
Antislavery societies, 5, 6
Arkansas, 474, 883, 884
Armed resistance: to disfranchisement, 876; to racist violence, 398, 707-8, 786- 87, 874; to slavery, 308, 311-12, 314, 367, 447, 449. See also Brown, John; Civil War; Slave rebellions
Armenia, 863, 875
Arnold, Benedict, 521, 684
Asante, Molefi, 1-2, 11
Ashmun, Jehudi, 113
Asians, 319, 498.
Aspasia, 674
Athens, 665

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