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Paul Cuffee: America"s first black captain.

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Published by Dodd, Mead in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cuffe, Paul, 1759-1817 -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Cuffe, Paul, 1759-1817.

  • About the Edition

    The life of the eighteenth-century black sailing captain who, among other firsts, was the first to petition Massachusetts for the right of Negroes to vote.

    Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 95.

    StatementIllustrated by Elton C. Fax.
    ContributionsFax, Elton C., illus.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE185.97.C96 J6
    The Physical Object
    Pagination95 p.
    Number of Pages95
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5218949M
    ISBN 100396062199
    LC Control Number75117620
    OCLC/WorldCa100546

    Paul Cuffee or Paul Cuffe (Janu – September 9, ) was a Quaker businessman, sea captain, patriot, and abolitionist. He was of Aquinnah Wampanoag and West African Ashanti descent and helped colonize Sierra Leone. Cuffe built a lucrative shipping empire and established the first racially integrated school in Westport, Massachusetts.


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He fulfilled his childhood ambition of going to sea, proved that a ship captained and crewed by blacks could hold its own, prospered to the point of having a fleet — and, still troubled by the anomaly of being a successful black in America, sought his roots and a refuge for free Negroes in Africa.

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Everyday low Reviews: 1. Paul Cuffee Paul Cuffee: Americas first black captain. book – September 9, ) was a Quaker businessman, Sea Captain, patriot, and abolitionist. He was of Aquinnah Wampanoag and African Ashanti descent and helped colonize Sierra Leone.

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He forged for himself a transnational, global, and connected identity through his travels from several U.S. ports to the West Indies, Africa, and Europe, where he brought news, goods, trade items, and people.

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His petition to the state of Massachusetts regarding taxation and citizenship was instrumental in African Americans gaining full citizenship in the state, and he was honored by being one of the first men of.

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The [ ]. Paul’s mother, Ruth Moses, was Native American. Kofi, a skilled tradesman who was able to earn his freedom, died when Paul Cuffe was a teenager. The younger Cuffe refused to use the name Slocum, which his father had been given by his owner, and instead took his father’s first name.

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In Robert Finley contacted Paul Cuffe and told him of his plans to form the American Colonization Society. Cuffe was enthusiastic. Cuffe, sometimes spelled Cuffee (), a Quaker of African American and Wampanoag Indian descent, was a rarity in his lifetime; he was one of the wealthiest men of color in a young nation.

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Allison, The Non-Slaveholder Paul Cuffee or Paul Cuffe (Janu – September 9, ) was a Quaker businessman, sea captain, patriot, and was of Aquinnah Wampanoag and West African Ashanti descent and helped colonize Sierra Leone. Cuffe built a lucrative shipping empire and established the first racially integrated school in Westport, Massachusetts.

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Paul Cuffee, Negro ship-owner and colonizer, was born near New Bedford, Massachusetts. As a free Negro whose father had been a slave, Cuffee became greatly concerned over the status of the Negroes in his native state and throughout America to the extent that he became one of the first to advocate African colonization as a solution to the incipient racial problem.

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Cuff Slocum (father of Paul Cuffe) writing book, 18th century. Cuff Slocum bought ebook freedom in After gaining his freedom, he married Ruth Moses an Native American. They settled on Cuttyhunk, where Paul Cuffe was born in Reproduced from original in collection of New Bedford Free Public Library.