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Subtitle: African Civilization Society of Canada.

Title: Provincial Freeman - January 29, 1859

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Provincial Freeman (1853 - 1859)

The writer tells his readers that the question of "African civilization" is divided among two groups in Canada. One argues that civilizing Africa will put an end to the slave trade once and for all; the other is totally against anything that even sounds like immigration (or Colonization).

Description of file(s): one scanned, two columned, newspaper page

Subjects: Abolitionists--United States; African American abolitionists; Antislavery movements--United States; Colonization; Slavery; United States--History--19th century

Keywords: Africa; anti-slavery; Canada; civilization; education; emigration; Hayti; immigration; politics; school; slave trade; society

Organization: African Civilization Society of Canada

Publication type: editorials; Newspapers

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