American Missionary Association

сокр AMA
Американская миссионерская ассоциация
Межконфессионная церковная организация, созданная при слиянии трех обществ аболиционистов [abolitionists] в 1846 с целью увеличения возможностей освобожденных рабов [freeman] к получению образования. Активисты ассоциации создали более 500 школ - на основе некоторых были основаны негритянские колледжи [black college]. В настоящее время осуществляет подобную деятельность среди индейцев, рабочих-мигрантов

English-Russian dictionary of regional studies. 2013.

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