Olaudah Equiano earns money and purchases his freedom.
James Monroe was elected president.
A project to repatriate American slaves to Liberia was beginning.
Sojourner Truth escapes slavery.
The beginning of the Underground Railroad.
William Lloyd Garrison published an abolitionist newspaper the Liberator.
American Anti-slavery society was founded.
During Elijah Lovejoy's funeral John Brown gives a speech about ending slavery.
Elizabeth Stanton attended the world's first anti-slavery convention.
American Anti Slavery society splits.
Zachary Taylor was ordered to lead an army into the dispute region.
Elizabeth Stanton published the women's bible.
Dred Scott sued for his freedom in Missouri state courts.
Harriet Tubman escapes slavery.
Stephen Douglas gives a 5 1/2 Hr speech in support of the KS and NB act.
Douglas and Clay draft the compromise of 1850
Lucy Stone lead the first women's right convention.
Harriet Beecher Stowe publishes Uncle Tom's Cabin.
Uncle Tom's Cabin was published.
Congressional committee went to Kansas to see which government was legitimate.
Charles Sumner delivered a notable speech about anti- slavery.
Kansas had two opposing governments, and the population was angry.
Dred's case reached the U.S supreme court 11 years later.
John Brown raids the Arsenal in Harpers Ferry.
NewYork gave married women ownership of wages & property thanks to Susan Anthony