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The freedom-seekers : Blacks in early Canada

Author: Daniel G Hill
Publisher: Agincourt, Ont. : Book Society of Canada, ©1981.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Circular 14 titles
Biographies
History
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel G Hill
ISBN: 0772552835 9780772552839 0772552843 9780772552846
OCLC Number: 1043974440
Notes: Includes index.
Description: vii, 242 p. : ill., maps, ports. ; 27 cm.
Contents: 1. Slaves and Slave-Holders: The French Regime ; The British Regime ; The Loyalist and Slavery --
2. Opposition to Slavery: John Graves Simcoe ; Slavery in Decline ; John Brown --
3. The Road to Freedom: The Underground Railroad ; Kidnappers and Slavers' Agents --
4. Refugees and Their Havens: Early Arrivals ; Chief Areas of Black Settlement ; Free at Last! --
5. Black Colonies and Communities: Birchtown, Nova Scotia ; Oro ; The Wilberforce Settlement ; Dawn ; The Colored Industrial Society ; The Refugee Home Society ; The Elgin Settlement/The Buxton Mission --
6. Justice and Injustice: Blacks and the Law ; Racism ; Building Together --
7. Blacks and the Armed Forces: Black Loyalist Troopers ; The Maroons ; Black Troops in the Michigan Territory ; The War of 1812 ; The Mackenzie Rebellion ; Keeping the Peace --
8. Blacks and the Churches: The Earliest Years ; Missions and Missionaries ; Times of Change ; Black Methodist Churches ; Black Baptist Churches --
9. Blacks and the Schools: Getting Started ; Separate, and Unequal ; Mission Schools ; The Common Schools Act of 1850 ; Black Schools in the Maritimes --
10. The Work-A-Day World: Settling and Serving ; Branching Out ; Making the Grade --
11. Black Societies and Celebrations: Cultural and Benevolent Societies ; Emancipation Day ; The Black Press --
12. The Freedom-Seekers: Sophia Pooley ; Josiah Henson ; Peter Butler and his Family ; Henry and Mary Bibb ; The Shadd Family Wilson Ruffin Abbott ; Anderson Ruffin Abbott ; James Mink ; Martin Delany ; Anthony Burns ; Burr Plato ; James Morgan ; John Hall ; William Hall, V.C. ; Osborne Anderson ; Stewart Taylor ; Delos Rogest Davis, K.C. ; William Peyton Hubbard.
Responsibility: Daniel G. Hill.

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