Excerpt from History of the Negro Race in America, Vol. 2 of 2: From 1619 to 1880; Negroes as Slaves, as Soldiers, and as Citizens; Together With a Preliminary Consideration of the Unity of the Human Family, an Historical Sketch of Africa, and an Account of the Negro Governments of Sierra Leone and Liberia
The Possibilities of the Human Intellect. Ignorance Favorable to Slavery. An Act by the Legislature of Alabama imposing a Penalty on any one instructing a Colored Person. Educational Privileges of the Creoles in the City of Mobile. Prejudice against Colored Schools in Connecticut. -the Attempt of Miss Prudence Crandall to admit Colored Girls into her School at Canterbury - The Indignation of the Citizens at this Attempt to mix the Races in Education. - The Legislature of Connecticut passes a Law abolishing the School. - The Building assaulted by a Mob. Miss Crandall arrested and imprisoned for teaching Colored Children against the Law. - Great Excitement. - The Law finally re pealed - An Act by the Legislature of Delaware taxing Persons who brought into, or sold Slaves out of, the State. Under Act of 1829 Money received for the Sale of Slaves in Florida was added to the School Fund in that State. Georgia prohibits the Education of Colored Persons under Heavy Penalty. -illinois establishes Separate Schools for Col ored Children. - The Free Mission Institute at Quincy, Illinois, destroyed by a Mis souri Mob. - Numerous and Cruel Slave Laws in Kentucky retard the Education of the Negroes. An Act passed in Louisiana preventing the Negroes in any Way from being instructed - Maine gives Equal School Privileges to W'hites and blacks.-st. Francis Academy for Colored Girls founded in Baltimore in 1831. - The Wells School. - The First School for Colored Children established in Boston by Intelligent Colored Men in 1798. A School-house for the Colored Children built and paid for out of a Fund left by Abiel Smith for that Purpose. - John B. Russworm one of the Teachers and afterward Gov cruor of the Colony of Cape Palmas, Liberia. First Primary School for Colored Chil dren established in 1820. Missouri passes Stringent Laws against the Instruction of Negroes - New York provides for the Education of Negroes - Elias Neau opens a School in New York City for Negro Slaves in 1704. New York African Free School in 1786. Visit of Lafayette to the African Schools in 1824. - His Address. - Public Schools for Colored Children in New York. - Colored Schools in Ohio. - Cincinnati High School for Colored Youths founded in 1844. - Oberlin College opens its Doors to Colored Students. The Establishment of Colored Schools in Pennsylvania by Anthony Benezet in 1750. - His i'vill. Institute for Colored Youths established in 1837.
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