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Headword Date Article Type
Grimke, Sarah Moore 1792 - 1873 P
First antislavery society in the colonies organized in Philadelphia 1775 T Note
Vermont becomes the first political unit in the world to abolish slavery 1776 T Note
Jefferson champions the rights of slaves 1778 T Note
Slave Quork Walker successfully petitions for his freedom 1781 T Note
Jefferson's Slavery Ban Proposal 1784 T Note
The Northwest Ordinance 1787 T Note
Slave insurrection in Louisiana 1811 T Note
Early antislavery newspaper, The Genius of Universal Emancipation 1821 T Note
Slave insurrection in Charleston 1822 T Note
David Walker's Appeal demanding the abolition of slavery 1829 T Note
The Liberator Newspaper founded 1831 T Note
American Anti-Slavery Society founded 1833 T Note
Gag Law adopted 1836 T Note
Creole Affair 1841 T Note
US slave ship Creole is taken over by slaves 1841 T Note
The Baptist Church splits over the slavery issue 1845 T Note
David Wilmot proposes slavery ban in territory acquired from Mexico 1846 T Note
Free Soil party formed 1848 T Note
Fugitive Slave Law 1850 T

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