Whitney's cotton gin transforms southern Economy
Gabriel slave rebellion in VA
Congress outlaws slave trade
American Colonization Society formed
Walker publishes Appeal to the Colored Citizens of the World
Vesey slave rebellion in Charleston, Republic of Liberia established in Africa
Nat Turner slave rebellion in VA, Garrison begins publishing the Liberator
1831 - 32
VA legislature debates slavery and emancipation
British abolish slavery in West Indies, American Anti Slavery Society founded
Abolitionist students expelled from Lane Theological Seminary
Post office orders destruction of abolitionist mail, Broadcloth mob attacks Garrison
House of reps passes "Gag resolution"
Mob kills abolitionist Lovejoy in Alton, IL
Weld publishes American Slavery As It Is
Douglass published Narrative Life of Frederick Douglass
Free Soil party organized
Canadian rebellion and the Caroline incident
Antislavery Liberty party organized
Harrison dies after four weeks in office, Tyler assumes presidency
Aroostook War over ME boundary, Webster-Ashburton treaty
Polk defeats Clay in "Manifest Destiny" election
Walker Tariff, Independent treasury restored, US settles Oregon dispute with Britian
US and Mexico clash over TX boundary, Kearny takes Santa Fe, Fremon conquers CA, Wilmot Proviso passes House of Reps
Battle of Buena Vista, Scott takes Mexico City
Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo
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