In Class Essay Notes - In Class Essay Notes Who was Garvey-1887-1940-born in St Ann's Bay Jamaica-uncle and parents both involved in

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In Class Essay Notes Who was Garvey? -1887-1940 -born in St. Ann’s Bay, Jamaica -uncle and parents both involved in sharecropping (3) -youngest foreman printer in Kingston, Jamaica (4) -loved public speaking (5) -National Hero of Jamaica -was a publisher, journalist, entrepreneur, Black nationalist, orator, -believed miscegenation was an evil. Believes slavery made us think miscegenation was good and there was no reason to perpetuate the stereotype (29) -his followers believed him to be a prophet (68) What experiences influenced his life from his birth until the mid 1920’s? -father had a library which sparked his early interest in reading (4) -very involved in intellectual and political life in Kingston (4) -one of the assistant secretary in the National Club. This club fought the evils of British colonialism on the island (4) -the workings of the British democracy made a lasting impression on him (5) -England enhanced his view of worldwide sufferings of black people (6) What was the purpose of the UNIA? -to gain rights for the universal degradation of the black race? -first only in Kingston, Jamaica (7)
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This note was uploaded on 03/20/2008 for the course HIST 311 taught by Professor Dagbovie during the Spring '08 term at Michigan State University.

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In Class Essay Notes - In Class Essay Notes Who was Garvey-1887-1940-born in St Ann's Bay Jamaica-uncle and parents both involved in

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