It was founded by the American Missionary Association for the education of freed blacks after the Civil War ended.
What does AMA stand for?
AMA stands for American Missionary Association
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- Alliance for Multicultural Assistance (Penton, MI)
- Amarillo, TX, USA - Amarillo International Airport (Airport Code)
- Amateur Martial Association
- American Management Association
- American Maritime Association
- American Marketing Association
- American Media Association
- American Medical Aesthetics (Irvine, CA)
- American Medical Association
- American Ministerial Association
- American Modeling Association (fashion models)
- American Motorcyclist Association
- American Mule Association
- American Municipal Association
- American Museums Association
- American Music Abroad
- American Music Awards
- American Muslim Alliance
- American Muslim Association
- Amigos de los Animales (Spanish: Friends of Animals; various locations)
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There were five major mission groups: the London Missionary Society (1828), the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions (1831), the American Baptist Foreign Missions (1833), the American Presbyterian Mission (1840-1844), and the American Missionary Association (1850).
Education for Liberation: The American Missionary Association and African Americans, 1890 to the Civil Rights Movement.
Williams meticulously combed through Union records and American Missionary Association documents to find the black people who had appeared to be absent from texts that positioned northern whites as the only literacy activists.
Tade, a representative of the American Missionary Association, stated succinctly that "the late Memphis Riot was beyond a reasonable doubt instigated by the Irish Police of this city.
About Tougaloo College Founded in 1869 by the American Missionary Association, Tougaloo College was chartered on the principles that it "be accessible to all irrespective of their religious tenets, and conducted on the most liberal principles for the benefit of our citizens in general.
Race, Social Reform, and the Making of a Middle Class: The American Missionary Association and Black Atlanta, 1870-1900.