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A Century Of Negro Migration

Auhtor: Carter Woodson

Language: english
Published: 1918

Genres:

non fiction,  history,  african american studies
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Review by M. Erb, December 2010


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Excerpts from the Book 'A Century Of Negro Migration':

... there was a decided reaction which soon blighted their hopes.[3] In the Northern commonwealths, however, the sentiment in behalf of universal freedom, ...
... were not free to extend their operations throughout the colonies, they did much to enable the Negroes to reach free soil. As the Quakers believed in ...
... the sea, especially on the slavery question.[33] The natural endowment of the mountainous section made slavery there unitable and the mountaineers ...
... Ibid., I, p. 26.]. [Footnote 26:The African Repository passim.]. [Footnote 27: Although constituting a majority of the population even before ...
... after the first day of January next.[39]. In 1827 there arose a storm of protest on the occasion of the settling of seventy freedmen in Lawrence ...
... pp. 143-145.]. [Footnote 6:Journal of House 1823-24, p. 824.]. [Footnote 7:Journal of House,1812-1813, pp. 481, 482.]. [Footnote 8:Ibid. ...
... more than menials. When told of the establishment of schools and churches for the improvement of the freedmen, the colonizationists replied that schools ...
... consideration the fact that in most cases these Negroes escaped as fugitives without sufficient food and clothing to comfort them until they could reach ...
... conditions a little more favorable to their progress than the generation before. The aggressive South had by that time so shaped the policy of the nation ...
... Other commanders, like General McCook and General Johnson, permitted the slave hunters to enter their lines and take their slaves upon identification,[6] ...
... and in some cases constituted marauding bands.[48]. There was, moreover, an actual drain of laborers to the lower and more productive lands in Mississippi ...
... of land, even if the planters had been disposed to transfer it. Still subject to the experimentation of white men, the Negroes accepted the plan ...
... very much as Greener did, these Negroes rushed into Kansas and neighboring States in 1879. So many came that some systematic relief had to be ...
... for it was more and more apparent that the Negro in this country must remain an alien and a disturber, because there was not and can never be ...
... to the floods aggravated by the depredations of the boll weevil. Although generally mindful of our welfare, the United States Government has not been ...
... largely the cities of the North. But now we are told that at the very time the mining districts of the North and West are being filled with blacks the ...
... are generally out of repair and in some cases have been condemned by the municipality. The unsanitary conditions in which many of the blacks are compelled ...
... Churches, the Bulwarks of American Slavery, by an American (Newburyport, 1842.). Birney, William.James G. Birney and his Times. The Genesis ...
... Law Review. The American Journal of Sociology. The Atlantic Monthly. The Colonizationist and Journal of Freedom. The author has been able ...
... Stowe. THE CHRISTIAN FAMILY. It is the aim of this volume to elevate both the honor and the remuneration of all employments that sustain the many ...