Allows Missouri into the Union as a slave state and Maine as a free state.
The Georgia Infirmary, founded by white philanthropists in Savannah, is the first hospital in the United States dedicated to black patient care.
Census of 1840, U.S. Population: 17,069,453, Black Population: 2,873,648 (16.1 percent) including 386,293 free African Americans.
slaves do not have the right to bring a case to court and cannot be citizens
the first black women's abolitionist society
Prohibits discrimination on the basis of pregnancy
In Vermont, It is illegal for women to wear false teeth without the written permission of their husbands
Patent-leather shoes are a no-no for women in Cleveland, Ohio, for the reason that the shiny finish of the shoes could help a man catch a reflection of their more private parts
It is illegal for a lady to lift her skirt more than six inches while walking through a mud puddle in Michigan