1800 - 1899

1800 - August 30

A planned uprising ....

1804  - January 1

Haiti proclaims ....

1804 -  January 5

Ohio passes a law ....

1807 - March 2

Congress bans the .... 

1810 - February 

The African Insurance Company .... 

1811 - January 8-10

A revolt among .... 

1820 - February 6

A ship called the Elizabeth ....

1820 - March 3 

The Missouri Compromise is ....

1822 - May 30

A house slave betrays ....

1827 - March 16

The first African-American newspaper ....

 

1827 - July 4

The state of New York ....

1827 - September 28

A freeman named David ....

1829 - August 15 - 22

More than a thousand African-Americans ....

1830 - September 20

The first national convention ....

1831 - January 1

The first issue of the ....

1831 - August 21-23

An enslaved preacher ....

1837 - November 7

Elijah P. Lovejoy, an abolitionist ....

1839 - July 2

Enslaved persons led by Joseph Cinque ....

1839 - November 13

The first anti-slavery political party ....

1841 - November 7

The human cargo on a ....

1842 - November 17

The capture in Boston of ....

1845 - May

The first of Frederick Douglass' three ....

1845 - May 3

In Worcester, MA, Macon ....

1847 - December 3

Frederick Douglass publishes the ....

1848 - February 15

After a white school in .... 

1848 - July 19-20

Frederick Douglass attends ....

1849 

Harriet Tubman escapes ....

1850 - September 18

Congress passes the Fugitive ....

1851 - February 15

A band of African-American men breaks ....

1851 - September 11

A group of black and white abolitionists ....

1851 - October 1

An army of black and white abolitionist ....

1851 - October 

The first book of African-American history ....

1852 - March 20

Harriet Beecher Stowe publishes ....

1852 - March 

Martin R. Delany publishes one ....

 

1853 - July

The first novel by an ....

1854 - April 29

Ashmun Institute is chartered ....

1854 - May 24

An army of about 200 ....

1854 - May 30

The Missouri Compromise, which ....

1854 - June 10

James Augustine Healy ....

1857 - March 6

A landmark Supreme Court decision ....

1858 - May

Writer William Wells Brown ....

1859 - July 9

The Clotilda, the last ....

1859 - October 16-18

A white abolitionist named John ....

1860 - November 6

Abraham Lincoln, of the ....

1860 - December 18

South Carolina secedes ....

1861 - January 9

Mississippi secedes from ....

1861 - January 10

Florida secedes from ....

1861 - January 11

Alabama secedes from ....

1861 - January 19

Georgia secedes from ....

1861 - January 26

Louisiana secedes from ....

1861 - February 1

Texas secedes from the ....

1861 - March 11

The Congress of the newly-formed ....

1861 - March  21

Alexander Stephens, who serves as ....

1861 - April 12

Confederate soldiers attack a ....

1861 - April 15

President Lincoln issued a ....

1861 - April 17

Virginia secedes from ....

1861 - May 6

Arkansas secedes from ....

1861 - May 20

North Carolina secedes from ....

1861 - May 24

Union General Benjamin ....

1861 - August 6

The Confiscation Act passed by Congress ....

1861 - June 8

Tennessee becomes the final state to ....

1861 - August 30

General John C. Fremont .... 

1862 - March 13

Congress bars the ....

1862 - April 16

Slavery is abolished ....

1862 - May 9

Three Union generals organize ....

 

1862 - May 9

General David Hunter places ....

1862 - May 13

Robert Smalls, an escapee ....

1862 - July 17

Congress passes a measure ....

1862 - July 22

President Lincoln presents to his ....

1862 - August 14

Lincoln becomes the first ....

1862 - August 25

The secretary of war ....

1862 - September 22

Following a costly Union ....

1862 - Spetmeber 27

The first officially-recognized ....

1862 - October 28

The Kansas Colored ....

1862 - December 1

In his State of the Union ....

1863 - January 1

President Lincoln signs ....

1863 - January 26

The 54th Massachusetts ....

1863 - May 1

The "Congress" of the ....

1863 - May 22

Congress establishes the Bureau ....

1863 - July 9

Federal troops occupy Port ....

1863 - July 13-17

Mobs of immigrant Irish Americans ....

1863 - July 18

The 54th Massachusetts, a ....

1863 - July 30

President Lincoln issues an ....

1864 - April 12

The Fort Pillow Massacre ....

1864 - April 18

First Kansas Colored ....

1864 - May 24

Having captured the James ....

1864 - June 15

Congress passes a bill ....

1864 - June 19 

Black seaman Joachim ....

1864 - July 21 

The first African-American daily ....

1864 - July 15

A brigade of African-American ....

1864 - July 30

An ill-conceived plan to ....

1864 - August 5

John Lawson, a black ....

1864 - September 19-30

African-American soldiers capture ....

1864 - December 15-16

In the Battle of ....

 

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