Witness for Freedom: African American Voices on Race, Slavery, and Emancipation

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INDEX
Aaron, Samuel: Liberty party and, 145
Abolitionism: black churches and, 10, 26; black community and, 107-13; free blacks affected by, 106-7; gradual emancipationists criticize, 73; C. B. Ray discusses, 106-7; Republican party and, 16. See also Abolitionists; Antislavery movement; Black abolitionism; Black abolitionists; Garrison- Jan abolitionists; Gradual abolition; Immediate emancipation Abolitionists: black criticism of, 11-12, 121-23; black women as, 12-13, 60-61, 89-93, 96-105, 112-13, 203-4, 244-45; Civil War and, 22; colonization supported by, 2; S. E. Cornish discusses, 114-16; emancipation and, 252-55; gradual abolition abandoned by, 4-5; R. Hamilton discusses, 252-55; hiring practices of, 118-20; immediate emancipation accepted by, 5; J. W. Lewis discusses, 121-23; S. A. Myers discusses, 118-20; philosophy of, 65; prejudice among, 11-12, 114- 20; B. E Roberts discusses, 131-32; S. R. Ward discusses, 116-17. See also Abolitionism; Antislavery movement; Black abolitionism; Black abolitionists; Garrisonian abolitionists; Gradual abolition; Immediate emancipation
Adams, John Quincy, 171, 263
"Address to the Colored People of the United States" ( E Douglass), 127-28
"Address to the Slaves of the United States of America" ( H. H. Garnet), 17, 165-69
Adelphi Hall ( Philadelphia, Pa.), 1
Africa, 32, 42, 47; black immigration to, 20; missions in, 2, 108-9
African Clarkson Association, 152
"Africano" (pseud.): on election of 1864, 232-33; J. C. Fremont supported by, 232-33; letter by, 232-33; on A. Lincoln, 232-33
Africa's Offering ( E. Blyden), 254
Akron, Ohio: women's rights convention in, 101
Allen, Emily, 105
Allen, William G., 194, 263
Altee, Edwin E, 100
Amalgamation, 73
American and Foreign Anti-Slavery Society (AFASS), 11, 263
American Anti-Slavery Society (AASS), 263; abolitionists join, 4; annual meeting of ( 1857), 175; black involvement in, 11; colonization rejected by, 1; Declaration of Sentiments of, 1; founding of, 1, 4; R. Purvis addresses, 175-78; C. B. Ray discusses, 106-7; C. L. Remond as lecturer for, 8, 71; schism in, 11
American churches: colonization supported by, 2; prejudice in, 58-59; segregation in, 117; T. S. Wright criticizes, 58-59
American Colonization Society (ACS), 50, 192, 263; black emigration encouraged by, 33; black opposition to, 1-4, 25, 29-37; Board of Managers of, 36; founding of, 2, 29; Liberian colony of, 29; racism encouraged by, 33; support for, 2-3. See also Colonization; Liberia
American Home Missionary Society (AHMS), 263; antislavery and, 110-12; black abolitionists and, 110-12; H. H. Garnet and, 111-12;

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Illustrations xiii
  • Acknowledgments xv
  • Editorial Statement xvii
  • Chronology xxi
  • Introduction 1
  • Chapter 1 - The Rise of Black Abolitionism 29
  • Chapter 2 - African Americans And the Antislavery Movement 69
  • Chapter 3 - Black Independence 121
  • Chapter 4 - Black Abolitionists and the National Crisis 170
  • Chapter 5 - Civil War 211
  • Glossary 263
  • Bibliographical Essay 279
  • Index 291
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