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Unformatted text preview: 29/04/2008 18:08:00 People (Individuals and Groups) Bartholomew Da Las Casas- Priest in the Carribean, against Spanish colonialism Olaudah Equiano- ex slave from west Africa and became active in the anti slavery movement Gabriel Prosser- slave that led a slave revolt in va but it was suppressed and he was hung Denmark Vesey- Charleston SC- Planned a huge slave revolt but it was suppressed Nat Turner- slave that Led a slave Revolt in Virginia Toussaint LOuverture- led the most successful of all slave revolts in haiti Church Missionary Society- British Based Christian Society that sent there missionaries to Africa Joseph Roberts- First Liberian President after there independence American Colonization Society- financed the America-liberian repatriation Samuel Crowther ex slave of Yoruba, one of the first students of Fourah Bay college, became a CMS missionary, Founding member of CMS mission in southern Nigeria, Translated the Bible into Yoruba Edward Wilmot Blyden- Virgin Islands, He was constantly encouraging blacks to support emigration to Liberia and editor of the Liberian herald, ambassador to great Britain Zumbi- led slaves in brazil against the most successful armed struggle for freedom against the Portuguese. Paul Cuffe Organized the friendly society in sierra Leone and helped organize societies to aid repatriation John Russwurm- co founder of the first African American newspaper in the US and superintendent of schools and governor in Liberia. superintendent of schools and governor in Liberia....
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This note was uploaded on 05/06/2008 for the course AASP 200 taught by Professor Kargbo during the Spring '08 term at Maryland.
- Spring '08