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Church and community among Black southerners, 1865-1900

Church and community among Black southerners, 1865-1900

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Published by Garland Pub. in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Southern States
    • Subjects:
    • African Americans -- Southern States -- Religion.,
    • African Americans -- Southern States -- Societies, etc.,
    • Southern States -- Church history.,
    • Southern States -- Social life and customs.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. x).

      Statementedited, with an introduction by Donald G. Nieman.
      SeriesAfrican American life in the Post-Emancipation South ;, v. 9
      ContributionsNieman, Donald G.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBR563.N4 C528 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 409 p. :
      Number of Pages409
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1426277M
      ISBN 100815314469
      LC Control Number93037341

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Montgomery (history, Austin Community Coll.) provides an excellent and well-researched look at the African American. Demographics. The U.S. census has never asked Americans directly about their religion or religious beliefs, but it did compile statistics from each denomination starting in Finke and Stark conducted a statistical analysis of the official census data afterand Atlas forto estimate the number of Americans who were adherents to a specific denomination.

In many ways this missionary effort was enormously successful. It helped finance and build new churches and schools, it facilitated a remarkable increase in southern black literacy (from 5% Church and community among Black southerners to approximately 70% by ), and, as had been the 1865-1900 book in the north, it promoted the rise of many African American leaders who worked well outside the sphere of the church in politics.

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African Americans and Education in the South (African American Life in Post-Emancipation South, Author: Donald G Nieman. In other words, "Did Baptists think of themselves as Baptists first or Southerners first" (p. 11). After a beginning chapter outlining the South's political and social problems during this tumultuous period, Spain devotes three chapters to attitudes toward and relationship with African Americans.

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The Emancipation Proclamation in freed African Americans in rebel states, and after the Civil War, the Thirteenth Amendment emancipated all U.S. slaves wherever they were. As a result, the mass of Southern blacks now faced the difficulty Northern blacks had confronted—that of a free people surrounded by many hostile whites.

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