Resolutions of the National Congress of British West Africa

(1920)

Glossary

  • British bottoms in this context, British ships
  • His Majesty King George V
  • propaganda of the Empire Resources Development Committee that nongovernmental body's position that Africans should be assimilated into European society and that the inevitably accompanying breakdown of tribal organization was a proper goal
  • Togo-land the territory that in 1920 was known as British Togoland; later integrated with Gold Coast, now part of independent Ghana
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Marcus Garvery, who founded the Universal Negro Improvement Association, with branches in West Africa (Library of Congress)

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