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History of the Negro Race in America from 1619 to 1880. Vol. 2

Negroes as Slaves, as Soldiers, and as Citizens

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Published: 1882
Language: English
Wordcount: 260,611 / 800 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 56.4
LoC Category: D
Downloads: 1,803
Added to site: 2007.06.19 17363

Together with a preliminary consideration of the unity of the human family, an historical sketch of Africa, and an account of the negro governments of Sierra Leone and Liberia.

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Primary School for Colored Children established in 1820.--Missouri passes Stringent Laws against the Instruction of Negroes.--New York provides for the Education of Negroes.--Elias Neau opens a School in New York City for Negro Slaves in 1704.--"New York African Free School" in 1786.--Visit of Lafayette to the African Schools in 1824.--His Address.--Public Schools for Colored Children in New York.--Colored Schools in Ohio.--"Cincinnati High School" for Colored Youths founded in 1844.--Oberlin College opens its Doors to Colored Students.--The Establishment of Colored Schools in Pennsylvania by Anthony Benezet in 1750.--His Will.--"Institute for Colored Youths" established in 1837.--"Avery College" at Allegheny City, Pennsylvania, founded in 1849.--Ashmun Institute, or Lincoln University, founded in October, 1856.--South Carolina takes Definite Action against the Education or Promotion of the Colored Race in 1800-1803-1834.--Tennessee makes no Discrimination against Color in the School Law of 1840.--Little Opp



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