- Liberation of Slaves and Colonization in Liberia in 1825
September 3, 1825 PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania Slavery, African-Americans
In 1825, Christian groups and colonization societies in America advocated for freed African Americans to colonize land in Liberia as an alternative to emancipate slaves in America. Religious groups expressed their sentiments in publication including the Christian Register, which published an article in an issued dated September 3, 1825. The article argued for the transportation of slaves to their...