It was founded in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania by quakers and held four meetings.
It had required all states, including those that forbid slavery, to forcibly return slaves who have escaped from other states to their original owners.
Gabriel Prosser was a literate enslaved blacksmith who planned a large slave rebellion in the Richmond area in the summer of 1800
Although plans for the rebellion were interrupted before they could be executed, Gabriel's uprising was notable because it demonstrated the potential for mass resistance and revolution in the American South.
The Act Prohibiting Importation of Slaves of 1807 was a United States federal law that said that no new slaves were permitted to be imported into the United States.
It was founded by groups otherwise opposed to each other on the issue of slavery.
The Underground Railroad was established to aid enslaved people in their escape to freedom. It had reached its height between 1850 and 1860. One estimate suggests that by 1850, 100,000 slaves had escaped via the Railroad.
It regulated slavery in the country's western territories by prohibiting the practice in the former Louisiana Territory north of the parallel 36°30′ north
The American Colonization Society (ACS) was formed in 1817 to send free African-Americans to Africa as an alternative to emancipation in the United States.
It was an attempted uprising by slaves and freedmen in and around Charleston, South Carolina, in the spring of 1822.
The revolt was planned by a former slave and local carpenter named Denmark Vesey.
The Liberator was an abolitionist newspaper founded by William Lloyd Garrison and Isaac Knapp in 1831.
It was a slave rebellion that took place in Southampton County, Virginia, during August 1831 that resulted in the deaths of at least 50 white americans.
These were abolitionist societies whose noted members included Susan B. Anthony, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Theodore Dwight Weld, Lewis Tappan, James G. Birney, Lydia Maria Child, Maria Weston Chapman, Abby Kelley Foster, Stephen Symonds Foster, and Lucretia Mott, among others.
This speech was the speech that got him noticed, and put Douglass on the path to becoming a lecturer for the society. He proceeded to go on tour, delivering speeches that told his life and experience as a slave.
The North Star was a nineteenth-century anti-slavery newspaper published in the United States by abolitionist Frederick Douglass.
its main purpose was to oppose the expansion of slavery into the western territories, arguing that free men on free soil comprised a morally and economic system that was in fact, better than slavery. This party was comprised of members of the Whig and Democratic parties alike.
The date of her successful escape was in 1849. Yet she returned many times to rescue both family members and non-relatives from the plantation system.
The Compromise of 1850 was a package of five separate bills passed by the United States Congress in September 1850
Harriet Beecher Stowe’s anti-slavery novel, Uncle Tom’s Cabin, is published. The novel sold 300,000 copies within three months and was so widely read.
Bleeding Kansas was a series of violent political confrontations in the United States involving anti-slavery "Free-Staters" and pro-slavery "Border Ruffians".
It was passed by the U.S. Congress on May 30, 1854. It allowed people in Kansas and Nebraska to utilize popular sovereignty to decide for themselves whether or not to allow slavery within their borders.
By around February 1854, anti-slavery Whigs had begun meeting in the upper-midwestern states to discuss the formation of a new party. One meeting, in Wisconsin on the 20th of March, 1854, is usually remembered as the founding meeting of the Republican Party.
It was a landmark decision by the United States Supreme Court on US law that held that "a negro, whose ancestors were imported into the U.S., and sold as slaves" whether enslaved or free, could not be an American citizen and therefore had no standing to sue in federal court."
John Brown's raid was an effort by white abolitionist John Brown to initiate an armed slave revolt in 1859 by taking over a United States arsenal at Harpers Ferry, Virginia.
In the November 1860 election, Lincoln again faced Douglas, who represented the Northern faction of a heavily divided Democratic Party, as well as Breckinridge and Bell.
Eli Whitney is credited with Inventing the cotton gin.
It was an important invention because it dramatically reduced the amount of time it took to separate cotton seeds from cotton fiber.