The American Colonization Society Civilizing Mission in Liberia and John B. Russwurm, 1829–1836

  • Amos J. Beyan


Russwurm’s activities in Liberia can be better examined in the context of his American experiences together with the evolving Liberia’s high moral rectitude in the early nineteenth century. Indeed, Liberia’s developing institutional values and Russwurm’s acquired rectitude accommodated each other easily largely because they had a lot in common.


Early Nineteenth Century Slave Trade Prominent Member West African Coast American Settlement 
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