Unformatted text preview: : 68, 529 (18.1%) White Creole: 15,776 (4.2%) Missionaries Missionaries Baptists Baptists Prevent congregations from heading to the Prevent hills and ‘back’ toward their African spiritual practices practices Championed the ex-slave as the repressive Championed legislation more bitter legislation Assisted ex-slave in obtaining land Free Villages Free Established over one hundred free villages First in Sligoville in 1844 Based on image of the Christian Black and Based Protestant work ethic. Free Villages Free “To be free you must To be independent. Receive your money for your work; come to market with money; purchase from whom you please; and be accountable to no one but the Being above, whom I trust will watch over you and protect you” (Phillipo) protect Free Villages Free Church membership Church required required The mission house The formed the central core of the village both physically and psychologically. Shipman’s Catechism: Marriage Shipman’s Explained both the Explained reasons for marriage: ‘fulfillment of God’s command. . . ’ and exactly what it was: ‘the uniting of one man and one woman with God as witness.’ Underlined the Underlined punishments for adultery, whoredom, and fornication and An Independent Peasantry An Some plots large Some enough to give the legal owner a vote in electing Assembly members. members. Jamaica not Jamaica Barbados Hall Discussion (1830s and 40s)...
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