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
It is illegal for a lady to lift her skirt more than six inches while walking through a mud puddle in Michigan
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
In Vermont, It is illegal for women to wear false teeth without the written permission of their husbands