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Quakers stopped owning slaves

1776

Every state as far south as Virginia had anti-slavery societies

1792

Horace Mann attends school

1800 - 1815

Northern shipping communities had no interest in slaves anymore

1808

American Reform

1820 - 1850

Revival of Religious Feeling

1820 - 1835

Reform movements happened

1820 - 1850

New York starts public schools

1820

Slavery ends in the north but most northerners still accept southern slavery

1825

In the 1800's

William Garrison starts the Liberator

1831

Poster makes people question how America has slavery if it is a free place

1835

Lucretia Mott and Elizabeth Stanton meet

1840

Dorthea Dix taught Sunday school at a jail

1841

George Ripley starts Brook Farm

1841

Thoreau went into the woods

1845

Seneca Falls women’s convention

1848

Many states in the North and West use Mann’s ideas

1850

Sojourner Truth

1851

Dorthea Dix death

1887

Governments stopped putting debtors in prison

1887

Hilary Clinton speaks at anniversary of Seneca Falls

1998