Olaudah Equiano earns money and purchases his freedom.
A project to repatriate American slaves to Liberia was beginning.
James Monroe was elected president.
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.
American Anti Slavery society splits.
Elizabeth Stanton attended the world's first anti-slavery convention.
Elizabeth Stanton published the women's bible.
Zachary Taylor was ordered to lead an army into the dispute region.
Dred Scott sued for his freedom in Missouri state courts.
Harriet Tubman escapes slavery.
Lucy Stone lead the first women's right convention.
Douglas and Clay draft the compromise of 1850
Stephen Douglas gives a 5 1/2 Hr speech in support of the KS and NB act.
Uncle Tom's Cabin was published.
Harriet Beecher Stowe publishes Uncle Tom's Cabin.
Kansas had two opposing governments, and the population was angry.
Charles Sumner delivered a notable speech about anti- slavery.
Congressional committee went to Kansas to see which government was legitimate.
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