The formation of the American Colonization Society
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The formation of the American Colonization Society

Sherwood's article for the Journal of Negro History covers the first hundred years (1714-1817) of the American Colonization Society. Various forces that came together in this organization urged the deportation of emancipated slaves and free black Americans to Africa. The essay ends with a descr...

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Main Author: Sherwood, Henry Noble, 1882-
Corporate Authors: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Documenting the American South (Project), University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library
Format: Online Book
Language:English
Published: [Chapel Hill, N.C.] : Academic Affairs Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2000.
Edition:Electronic ed.
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Summary:Sherwood's article for the Journal of Negro History covers the first hundred years (1714-1817) of the American Colonization Society. Various forces that came together in this organization urged the deportation of emancipated slaves and free black Americans to Africa. The essay ends with a description of the Society's first annual meeting in January, 1817.
Item Description:Title from electronic title page.
This electronic edition is part of the UNC-CH digitization project's database, Documenting the American South. It is a part of the collection The Church in the Southern Black community.
Text scanned (OCR) by Richard Musselwhite. Images scanned by Richard Musselwhite. Text encoded by Sarah Reuning and Jill Kuhn.
Format:Mode of access: Internet World Wide Web.
System requirements: PC with modem or direct Internet connection.
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references.