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John Brown Russwurm and African American payment in West Africa examines Russwurm's highbrow accomplishments and demanding contributions to the black civil rights move in the US from 1826 - 1829, and extra considerably explores the fundamental features that exceptional his concepts and endeavours from different black leaders in the US, Liberia and Maryland in Liberia. now not unusually, the main arguable of Russwurm's rules used to be his unwavering help of the yankee Colonization Society (ACS) and the Maryland nation Colonization Society (MSCS), corporations that the majority civil rights activists came upon racist and pro-slavery. Beyan probes the social and highbrow resources, underlying factors and the legacies of Russwurm's concepts and endeavours, all in an try to dissect why Russwurm acted and made the alternatives that he did.

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