Congress barred slavery from the northwest territory
Second Great Awakening
Approx. 1790 - Approx. 1830
The Second Great Awakening was religious revival that fought for injustices that included slavery, affordable education, the prison system, and mistreatment of women.
Enforcement of the Fugitive Slave Act
Creation of the American Colonization Society (ACS)
The ACS was an institution that promoted the resettlement of African Americans to Africa created by a Presbyterian minister Robert Finley. They believed that this would solve the problem of slavery in the US.
first organized emancipation movement
The first organized large scale emancipation movement that appeared with the creation of the ACS
support of ACS peaked
1832 - 1837
1861 - 1865
The civil war was a conflict between the North and the South that started from their differences in political, social, and economic issues.
over half of the African American population were colonized by the ACS before the emancipation proclamation.
Passed after the civil to abolish slavery.
Civil Rights Acts of 1866
The first civil rights legislation in American history
the amendment that gave slaves citizenship. If you are born in american you are a citizen, and states cannot deprive citizens of equal protection.
A state cannot deny anyone the right to vote because of race.