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Speaker or author: Crummell, Alexander, 1819-1898

Newspaper or publication: New York Public Library -- Schomburg Collection

Speech emphasizing the benefits of colonization in Africa. The speaker listed each benefit and positive feature of Africa in a very rational and pragmatic way emphasizing trade, economics, education and Christian missionary work that have improved the colonized areas.

Description of file(s): PDF 25 page, 6,423 word document (text and images)

Date published: 1861

Subjects: Abolitionists--United States; African American abolitionists; African Americans--Colonization; Antislavery movements--United States; Slavery; United States--History--19th century

Keywords: Abbeokuta; Africa; Christianity; Colonization; commerce; cotton; education; England; exploration; France; Gambia; Germany; history; Lagos; Liberia; military; missionaries; Monrovia; school; Sierra Leone; trade; tradition; Wesleyans

Publication type: Speeches; Text

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