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Northwest Ordinance

1787

African Slave Trade Ends

1807

American Colonization Society Formed

1816

Missouri Compromise Line

1820 - 1854

Missouri Admitted as a Slave State

1821

Garrison Begins Publishing "The Liberator"

1831

American Anti-Slavery Society Formed

1833 - 1840

British Adopt Emancipation Compensation Plan

1833

2 Million Names Gathered on Anti-Slavery Petitions

1838 - 1839

American Anti-Slavery Society Splits over Women's Rights

1840

Free-Soil Party Formed

1848

Fugitive Slave Law Passed

1850

Uncle Tom's Cabin Published

1851

Garrison Burns Constitution

1854

John Brown Raids Harpers Ferry

1859

Civil War Begins

1861