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A Social History Of The American Negro

Auhtor: Benjamin Brawley

Language: english

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Review by M. Erb, May 2009


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Summary of the Book 'A Social History Of The American Negro':

Benjamin Griffith Brawley (April 22 1882 - February 1 1939) was a prominent African American author and educator. He studied at Atlanta Baptist College graduating in 1901 the University of Chicago and received his Masters degree from Harvard University in 1908. Brawley taught in the English departments at Atlanta Baptist College Howard University and Shaw University.

Excerpts from the Book 'A Social History Of The American Negro':


... for a season. Resolved, That without arts, without science, without a proper knowledge of government to cast upon the savage ...
... in favor of the colonists, saying to Peter, Having sold your country and accepted payment, you must take the consequences. Let the Americans have ...
... two-thirds of which amount was to be turned over to the Liberian Development Company, an English scheme for the development of the interior. The Company ...
... force when Congress denied them the right of petition and when President Jackson refused them the use of the mails. There could be no question ...
... being genuinely fraternal. Simple in form, they imposed an initiation fee of hardly less than $2.50 or more than $5.00, a monthly fee of about 50 ...
... such things as the right to own real estate, to testify in courts of law, and to sue and be sued, were mere privileges so long as general political ...
... the movement for disfranchisement which had already begun. In 1890 the constitution of Mississippi was so amended as to exclude from the suffrage ...
... to encourage local unions to affiliate with their own churches. More grave than anything else was the formal denial of the Negro's political ...
... the South and West and that resulted in several deaths, Jack Johnson became the heavyweight champion of America, a position that he was destined ...
... fifty-one were sentenced to life imprisonment and five to briefer terms and the Negro people of the country felt very keenly the fact that the condemned ...
... a cycle of ruin. As for the war itself, As colored men realized the significance of it all, they looked into each other's eyes and there saw the ...
... The Philadelphia Negro. University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1899. The Souls of Black Folk. A.C. McClurg &Co., Chicago, 1903. The ...
... to raise an Insurrection in the State of South Carolina. By Lionel H. Kennedy and Thomas Parker (members of the Charleston Bar and the Presiding Magistrates ...
... that slavery was officially recognized in Connecticut in 1650. The code of laws compiled for the colony in this year was especially harsh on the ...
... condition of the Negro people in the colonies. They were not even regarded as potential citizens, and both in and out of the system of slavery were ...
... rise were to trouble more heads than his in the course of the coming years, and all because a great nation did not have the courage to do the right ...
... by Spain in connection with Florida. This territory became a rich field for speculation, and its history in its entirety makes a complicated story. ...
... sent a warning to the Americans not to cross or cut a stick of timber on the east side of the Flint. The warning was regarded as a challenge Fowltown ...
... emancipation and expatriation could be effected and, gradually, and with due sacrifices, I think it might be.[1] For the time being, however, the ...
... with one stroke of his ax opened it and entered to find Mrs. Turner and Mrs. Newsome in the middle of the room almost frightened to death. Will killed ...