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Unformatted text preview: 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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