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Unformatted text preview: 1833 William Lloyd Garrison helps found the American Anti-Slavery Society of Philadelphia. 1840 Abolitionists divide over the issue of an anti-slavery party. Around 10,000 runaway slaves resettle in Ontario. 1849 Poe dies. 1850 Hawthorne publishes The Scarlet Letter . Harper's magazine is established. The Fugitive Slave Act increases activity by the Underground Railroad. 1851 Sojourner Truth addresses the Women's Rights Convention. 1852 Harriet Beecher Stowe publishes Uncle Tom's Cabin . 1853 Putnam's magazine is founded. 1855 Dickens publishes Hard Times . 1857 The Dred Scott decision maintains that slaves are property. 1860 Around 60,000 runaway slaves settle in Ontario. 1861-65 The American Civil War ends slavery....
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- Fall '08
- William Lloyd Garrison, slave insurrection