Reverse Order – Black Experience – Church History
Presbytery of Baltimore History
First enslaved Africans arrive in America
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Colony of Maryland Founded
Congregation organizes first Presbyterian Church in the USA
Southampton Long Island, New York
Bible translated into Algonquin
Native American “evangelization” leads to “praying towns” at Natick, MA
White appears in colonial laws
First presbytery established
by Fancis Makemie (who owned slaves) in Philadelphia
Town of Baltimore Founded
Missionary movement begins. People consider evangelization of enslaved people.
First & Franklin Street Presbyterian Church Organized
America Declares Independence
First overture calling for abolition passed
Baltimore becomes city with largest free black population
In the United States
First African American Minister
John Gloucester is ordained.
First African Presbyterian Church Est.
GA calls for gradual emancipation
Taneytown Presbyterian Church Organized