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chronology prepared by Val Scullion (formerly of Open University), Marion Treby (Open University)

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DateAuthor EventsHistorical Events
1850 The U.S. navy and merchant marine outlaw flogging
1850, April 19 Britain and USA agree to share a proposed Panama canal
1850, July 10
(to 1853, March 04)
Presidency of Millard Fillmore
1850, August 09 Texas surrenders her claim to New Mexico
1850, August 26 Fugitive Slave Law
1850, September 09 California admitted to the Union
1850, September 16 The slave trade is forbidden in the District of Columbia
1850, October 23
(to 1850, October 24)
The first national women's rights convention held in Worcester, Mass.
1851 Invention of the sewing machine
1851, June 02 Maine adopts a law prohibiting the manufacture and sale of alcoholic beverages
1852, March 20 Harriet Beecher Stowe publishes Uncle Tom's Cabin
1852, November Franklin Pierce is elected US President
1853 Trousers for women initiated by Amelia Jenks Bloomer
1853, March 04
(to 1857, March 04)
Presidency of Franklin Pierce
1853, December 30 Gadsden Purchase
1854
(to 1859)
Bleeding Kansas
1854, April 26 Massachusetts Emigrant Aid Society founded
1854, May 30 The Kansas Nebraska Act
1854, June 05 Elgin Treaty between Britain and USA
1854, October 18 Ostend Manifesto
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Citation:
Scullion, Val, Marion Treby. "Author Chronology for Kate Chopin". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 15 September 2010.
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/newlifeline.php?id_author_0=868, accessed 16 April 2014.]