N.G. UGRR timeline

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African Slaves in New World

1501

Slave Revolt: The Caribbean

1522

Britain Joins Slave Trade

1562

Slaves in Florida

1581

SLaves in Virginia

1619

Hereditary Slavery

1662

Slaves as Property

1705

Slave Revolt: New York

1712

Slave Revolt: South Carolina

1739

American Revolution Begins

1775

Abolitionist Society

1775

Declaration of Independance

1776

American Revolution Ends

1783

Abolition Effort

1784

Abolition Effort

1784

First U.S. Cencus

1790

Fugitive Slave Act

1793

Cotton Gin

1794

U.S. Bans Slave Trade

1808

Missouri Compromise

1820

Slave Revolt: South Carolina

1822

Slave Revolt: Virginia

1831

Censorship

1835

Harriet Tubman Escapes

1849

Compromise of 1850

1850

Uncle Tom't Cabin Published

1852

Kansas Nebraska Act

1854

Southern Secession

1860

U.S. Civil War

1861 - 1865

Emancipation Proclamation

1863

Slavery Abolished

1865