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US History Chapters 16 and 17 Dates

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1793
Whitney's cotton gin transforms southern Economy
1800
Gabriel slave rebellion in VA
1808
Congress outlaws slave trade
1817
American Colonization Society formed
1820
MO Compromise
1829
Walker publishes Appeal to the Colored Citizens of the World
1822
Vesey slave rebellion in Charleston, Republic of Liberia established in Africa
1831
Nat Turner slave rebellion in VA, Garrison begins publishing the Liberator
1831 - 32
VA legislature debates slavery and emancipation
1833
British abolish slavery in West Indies, American Anti Slavery Society founded
1834
Abolitionist students expelled from Lane Theological Seminary
1835
Post office orders destruction of abolitionist mail, Broadcloth mob attacks Garrison
1836
House of reps passes "Gag resolution"
1837
Mob kills abolitionist Lovejoy in Alton, IL
1839
Weld publishes American Slavery As It Is
1845
Douglass published Narrative Life of Frederick Douglass
1848
Free Soil party organized
1837
Canadian rebellion and the Caroline incident
1840
Antislavery Liberty party organized
1841
Harrison dies after four weeks in office, Tyler assumes presidency
1842
Aroostook War over ME boundary, Webster-Ashburton treaty
1844
Polk defeats Clay in "Manifest Destiny" election
1845
US annexes TX
1846
Walker Tariff, Independent treasury restored, US settles Oregon dispute with Britian
1846
US and Mexico clash over TX boundary, Kearny takes Santa Fe, Fremon conquers CA, Wilmot Proviso passes House of Reps
1847
Battle of Buena Vista, Scott takes Mexico City
1848
Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo