Richard Allen 's Influence On African Americans

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28 Questioned Liberty: Rev Richard Allen was a freed African American male in the 18th century considered to be a teacher, social activist, philanthropist and politician. In what ways has he helped his fellow African Americans to be free? How did his religion play a factor? What were the reactions of non- African Americans? A Senior Seminar Research Paper Submitted to the Faculty of the Humanities Division in Candidacy for the Degree of Bachelor of Arts in History Department of History By: Malary Wood, Jr. Gwynedd Valley, PA Fall 2015 TABLE OF CONTENTS Introduction??????????????????????????????????????????????.?.2 Part 1: Blacks Living in Philadelphia after the Revolutionary War??????????????????????4 Philadelphia Black Population?????????????????????????????????????...5 Establishing the Mother Bethel ..................................................................................................?.8 Creation of Free African Society???????.?????????????????????????????..9 Part 2 Rev. Richard Allen and Dr. Benjamin Rush Relationship??????????????????????..11 Race Relations????????????????????????????????????????????.??12 Reponses and Reactions to Black?s Partnering with Whites: ??????????????????..?.13 Part 3 Blacks and Yellow Fever Pandemic of 1793?????????????????????????????..20 Conclusion: A Bond that Changed Humanity????????????????????????????...25 Bibliography???????????????????????????????????????????????.31 Introduction: Richard Allen was
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