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The Price of LibertyAfrican Americans and the Making of Liberia$
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Claude A. Clegg III

Print publication date: 2004

Print ISBN-13: 9780807828458

Published to North Carolina Scholarship Online: September 2014

DOI: 10.5149/9780807895580_clegg

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. Origins

. Origins

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(p.7) One. Origins
Source:
The Price of Liberty
Author(s):

Claude A. Clegg

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University of North Carolina Press
DOI:10.5149/9780807895580_clegg.5

This chapter explains the origins of the African colonization movement. It discusses North Carolina Quakers' opposition to slavery in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries; the idea of African Americans migrating from the country as a solution to the dilemma of black bondage; and the efforts of the Manumission & Colonization Society of North Carolina to obtain local and government support for manumission and relocation.

Keywords:   North Carolina, Quakers, slaves, slavery, African colonization movement, Manumission, Colonization Society, North Carolina

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