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Unformatted text preview: BLACK SLAVE OWNERS Economic gain Slaves did not like black owners Uncle Eph (drown) Benevolent reasons Colonization Paul Cuffe- Christianization, colonization, taxes relieved Reasons ppl did not want to emigrate Thomas Jefferson –emigration Henry Clay (presiding speaker of the house)- “drained off” American Colonization Society-Libieria-Elizabeith sierra leone-diasttrous-malaria . . . Henry Highland Garnett-president of ACS-QUOTE- rather see a man free in Liberia, than a slave in US-EMIGRATION supporter SCHOOLS-blacks established their own schools. -but minimal financial support-did not mention the Obalate Sisters of Providence- didn’t have this problem...
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- Spring '10
- Slavery in the United States, American Colonization Society, Black Slave Owners, Antebellum free blacks, free black- misnomer