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  • Horace Mann's campaign for free compulsory public education.

    Horace Mann's campaign for free compulsory public education.
    1796 - 1859. What did he want? He wanted schools to be free to attend and states to fund the.
  • Delaware. December 7, 1787

    Delaware. December 7, 1787
    December 7th, 1787 was when Delaware signed the constitution and became a state. Delaware was the first state to become a state.
  • Pennsylvania. December 12, 1787

    Pennsylvania.  December 12, 1787
    On December 12th, 1787, Pennsylvania becomes the second state to be apart of the the Constitution, by a vote of 46 to 23. Pennsylvania was the first large state to ratify, as well as the first state to endure a serious Anti Federalist challenge to ratification.
  • New Jersey. Dec 18, 1787

    New Jersey.  Dec 18, 1787
    New Jersey has the highest population density in the U.S. An average 1,030 people per sq. mi., which is 13 times the national average.
  • Georgia. Jan 2, 1788

    Georgia.  Jan 2, 1788
    The City of Savanna was the first steamship to cross the Atlantic.It sailed from Georgia.
    Also the official state fish is the largemouth bass of Georgia.
  • Connecticut. Jan 9, 1788

    Connecticut.  Jan 9, 1788
    A fun fact about Connecticut Is that first automobile law was passed by the state of CT in 1901. The speed limit was set at 12 miles per hour. Also the first golf tournament in Connecticut for women only was held in Waterbury on June 12, 1917.
  • Massachusetts. Feb 6, 1788

    Massachusetts.  Feb 6, 1788
    A fun fact. Although over 30 communities in the colonies eventually renamed themselves to honor Benjamin Franklin. The Massachusetts Town of Franklin was the first and changed its name in 1778.
  • Maryland. April 28, 1788

    Maryland.  April 28, 1788
    A fun fact that Maryland has is Maryland forests cover approximately 2.7 million acres, or 43% of the states land surface. Oak and hickory are the dominant hardwood or deciduous forest type, making up 60% of forested areas. Loblolly pine is the most prevalent softwood and is the predominant forest wood on the Eastern Shore.
  • South Carolina. May 23, 1788

    South Carolina.  May 23, 1788
    Fun facts. Campbell's Covered Bridge built in 1909, is the only remaining covered bridge in South Carolina. Off Hwy 14 near Gowensville. Also South Carolina entered the Union on May 23, 1788 and became the 8th state.
  • New Hamphire

    New Hamphire
    Fun facts. New Hampshire is the only state that ever played host at the formal conclusion of a foreign war. In 1905, Portsmouth was the scene of the treaty ending the Russo-Japanese War. Also New Hampshire's present constitution was adopted in 1784; it is the second oldest in the country.
  • Virginia. June 25, 1788

    Virginia.  June 25, 1788
    Fun facts. The major cash crop of Virginia is tobacco and many of the people who live there earn their living from the tobacco industry. Also Virginia was named for England's "Virgin Queen," Elizabeth I.
  • New York. July 26, 1788

    New York.  July 26, 1788
    Fun facts. The first American chess tournament was held in New York in 1843. Also In 1979 Vassar students were the first from a private college to be granted permission to study in the People's Republic of China.
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    George Washington

    George was the first president of the United States. His Presidential term was through April 30, 1789 to March 4, 1797. Washington's greatest accomplish was being the first president of the United States. Historical events.
    *April 5, 1754
    The French and Indian war began. George fought on the side England leading Virginia soldiers against the French.
    *Jan 14, 1784
    Treaty of Paris.
  • North Carolinia. Nov 21, 1789

    North Carolinia.  Nov 21, 1789
    Fun facts. High Point is known as the Furniture Capital of the World. Ago their fact is North Carolina is the largest producer of sweet potatoes in the nation. Students at a Wilson County school petitioned the North Carolina General Assembly for the establishment of the sweet potato as the official state vegetable.
  • Rode Island. May 29, 1790

    Rode Island.  May 29, 1790
    Fun facts. Rhode Island is the smallest state in size in the United States. It covers an area of 1,214 square miles. Its distances North to South are 48 miles and East to West 37 miles. Another fact is that Rhode Island shares a state water border with New York.
  • Whiskey Rebellion begins.

    Whiskey Rebellion begins.
    The congress put tax on the whiskey. This made many people upset. No one wanted the taxation. In 1794 whiskey rebels attacked all of the homes of people who were involved in the tax inspectors. It showed the government that we could stay together even through tough times. Happened between 1791 - 1794.
  • Vermont. March 4, 1791

    Vermont.  March 4, 1791
    Fun facts. Vermont was the first state admitted to the Union after the ratification of the Constitution. Another fact is that With a population of fewer than nine thousand people, Montpelier, Vermont is the smallest state capital in the U.S.
  • Kentucky. June 1, 1792

    Kentucky.  June 1, 1792
    Fun facts. Kentucky is the state where both Abraham Lincoln, President of the Union, and Jefferson Davis, President of the Confederacy, were born. They were born less than one hundred miles and one year apart. Another fun fact is that Kentucky was the 15th state to join the Union and the first on the western frontier.
  • Tennessee. June 1, 1796

    Tennessee.  June 1, 1796
    Fun facts. The city of Kingston served as Tennessee's state capital for one day (September 21, 1807) as a result of treaties negotiated with the Cherokee Indians. The two-hour legislative session passed two resolutions and adjourned back to Knoxville.
  • Washingtons Farewell Adress.

    Washingtons Farewell Adress.
    Date: 1796. September 17, 1796. It was a speach that Washington gave as for his retirement. The message he tried to send out was that to avoid accessible political party spirit geographical distinctions. He wants the people to stay away from long term alliances with other countries.
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    John Adams.

    Adams was the second president of the United States. His Presidential term was March 4, 1797 to March 4, 1801.
    One of his greatest accomplishes was that he passed the eleventh amendment.
    Historical events.
    *1798 Adams creates the US Navy Department.
    *1800 Treaty of Morfontaine settled the hostilities between U.S. and France during the Quasi War.
  • Sojourner Truth.

    Sojourner Truth.
    Lied dates. 1797 - 1883. Born into slavery, fell in love with a slave, had a daughter. He was forbidden to see her, then married a different slave. Ain't I A Women speech was presented in 1851. She died in Battle Creek Michigan.
  • Alien and sedition Acts.

    Alien and sedition Acts.
    The Alien and Sedition Acts were four bills that were passed by the Federalists in the 5th United States Congress and signed into law by President John Adams in 1798, the result of the French Revolution and during an undeclared naval war with France, later known as the Quasi-War. The laws were passed because adam was pressing for it.
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    Thomas Jefferson

    Thomas Term of Office: March 4, 1801-March 3, 1809. His greatest accomplishment was that he wrote the Declaration of Independence. Historical events. * US Military Academy established in 1802.
  • Ohio. March 1, 1803

    Ohio.  March 1, 1803
    Fun facts. Ohio is the leading producer of greenhouse and nursery plants. Another fact is Cleveland boasts America's first traffic light. It began on Aug. 5, 1914.
  • Marbury V Madison.

    Marbury V Madison.
    The Marbury Vs Madison became a court case because the settles had the question as to which branch of the government has the final authority to determine the meaning of the constitution.? The players in this event were Jefferson, Chief Justice, John Marshall, and the judge was John Marbury. The outcome and impact on this trial was that in the end it because one of the major roles of the Supreme Court.
  • Louisiana purchase.

    Louisiana purchase.
    Date: April 30, 1803. Impact on Spain and the United States. It impacted Spain because they were the owners of Louisiana. The land size was 828000 square miles. It all coast 10 million$. This sell impacted the world because it showed how much power Jefferson had.
  • Lewis & Clark. (Map image)

    Lewis & Clark.  (Map image)
    (1804- 1806). A visual of their travel.
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    Lewis and Clark.

    Date: may 1804 departed - September 1806. Captain lewis and lieutenant William Clark and army volunteers. They went across the western half of the continent of the.
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    James Madison.

    Madison was the 4th U.S. President. His Presidential term was March 4, 1809 to March 4, 1817. His greatest accomplish was that he wrote The Federlist Papers. Historical events. *Madison led the U.S. into the controversial War of 1812 (1812-15) against Great Britain.
  • War of 1812.

    War of 1812.
    The date: June 18, 1812 to Feb 16, 1815. This war was between the United states and Great Britian. The results after a hard and long war was the United states with the win. It impacted is because it showed the people of the United states that we can stick together even through hard times, like the war of 1812.
  • Louisiana. April 30, 1812

    Louisiana.  April 30, 1812
    Fun facts. The Battle of New Orleans, which made Andrew Jackson a national hero, was fought two weeks after the War of 1812 had ended and more than a month before the news of the war's end had reached Louisiana.
  • Indiana. Dec 11, 1816

    Indiana.  Dec 11, 1816
    Fun facts. Abraham Lincoln moved to Indiana when he was 7 years old. He lived most of his boyhood life in Spencer County with his parents Thomas and Nancy.
    Another fun fact is that the first professional baseball game was played in Fort Wayne on May 4, 1871.
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    James Monroe

    James was the fifth president of the United States. He was also the last president who was founding father of the US. His Presidential term was March 4, 1817 to March 4, 1825. Monroe greatest success was in foreign affairs. Historical event. *The First Seminole War when American slave owners travelled to Spanish Florida in search of runaway African slaves and Seminole Indians who had been trading weapons with the British in the War of 1812. (1817 - 1818)
  • Mississippi. Dec 10, 1817

    Mississippi.  Dec 10, 1817
    Fun facts. In 1963 the University of Mississippi Medical Center accomplished the world's first human lung transplant and, on January 23, 1964, Dr. James D. Hardy performed the world's first heart transplant surgery.
  • McCulloch vs Maryland.

    McCulloch vs Maryland.
    Maryland wanted to tax the notes of the bank of United States. The players were John Marshall the state of Maryland and the bank of the United States. The outcome was that the state of Maryland cannot text the bank of United States.
  • Illinois. Dec 3, 1818

    Illinois.  Dec 3, 1818
    Fun facts. Ottawa, Freeport, Jonesboro, Charleston, Galesburg, Quincy and Alton hosted the famous Lincoln-Douglas debates that stirred interest all over the country in the slavery issue. Another fun fact is that in 1893 the worlds first skyscraper was built in Chicago.
  • Dartmouth college vs Woodward.

    Dartmouth college vs Woodward.
    Became a court case when Dartmouth College was given a contract and New Hampshire I are tried to change it. The players were Dartmouth College New Hampshire and King George the third. The outcome was that it prevents government from changing or nullifying contracts.
  • Gibbons Vogden

    Gibbons Vogden
    New York tried to control commerce between New York state in Virginia. The players were the state of New York and Congress along with Virginia. The outcome enforces constitution that says only Congress can control commerce between states, that the states.
  • Transcontinental Treaty (1819)

    Transcontinental Treaty (1819)
    Spain seated Florida and renounced the Oregon country in in exchange for for recognition of Spanish sovereignty over Texas.
  • Alabama. Dec 14, 1819

    Alabama.  Dec 14, 1819
    Fun facts. Alabama introduced the Mardi Gras to the western world. The celebration is held on Shrove Tuesday, the day before Lent begins.
    Another fun fact is that the world's first Electric Trolley System was introduced in Montgomery in 1886.
  • Maine. March 15, 1820

    Maine.  March 15, 1820
    Fun facts. Eastport is the most eastern city in the United States. The city is considered the first place in the United States to receive the rays of the morning sun.
    Also Maine is the only state in the United States whose name has one syllable.
  • Missouri. Aug 10, 1821

    Missouri.  Aug 10, 1821
    Fun facts. Missouri is known as the "Show Me State". Another fun fact is that The 'Show Me State' expression may have began in 1899 when Congressman Willard Duncan Vandiver stated, "I'm from Missouri and you've got to show me."
  • Monroe Doctrine.

    Monroe Doctrine.
    The date was December 1823. President James Monroe gave the speech. The main message of the speech was that it was to warn the European countries that the U.S. will not allow them to settle or colonize in the states.!!!¡
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    John Quincy Adams

    John was the sixth president of the US. He also was served as a diplomat, a Senator and member of the House of Representatives. His Presidential term was March 4, 1825 to March 4, 1829. His greatest accomplishment was that Adams was a proponent of large scale federal involvement in economic development. Historical events. *February 11
    London University is founded.
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    Andrew Jackson

    Andrew was the seventh president. His presidential term was March 4, 1829 to March 4, 1837. Andrew Jackson's greatest accomplishment was that his election in 1828 is described as The Revolution of 1828. Historical events. *His actions during the war of 1812 especially his overwhelming victory against British troops at the battle of New Orleans in 1815, and the creek war made him a national hero.
  • Missouri Conpromise.

    Missouri Conpromise.
    Date: March 3, 1830. Outcome: was that the congress passed a bill that the conditions with the slaves was really bad. It was a laws to stop slavery. But this boiled everyone up but like they had planes it created the slave population to get smaller.
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    May Turners Rebellion.

    Date: August 21-22 1831. Basics: Nat convicted and hung many people. 55-65 white people and killed in rebellion 100 to 200 blacks. What happened to Nat? , a slave and educated minister, believed that he was chosen by God to lead his people out of slavery.
  • Michigan. Jan 26, 1836

    Michigan.  Jan 26, 1836
    The Mackinac Bridge is one of the longest suspension bridges in the world. Connecting the upper and lower peninsulas of Michigan, it spans 5 miles over the Straits of Mackinac, which is where Lake Michigan and Lake Huron meet. The Mighty Mac took 3 years to complete and was opened to traffic in 1957.
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    Trails Of Tears.

    In 1838 and 1839, as part of Andrew Jackson's Indian removal policy, the Cherokee nation was forced to give up its lands east of the Mississippi River and to migrate to an area in present-day Oklahoma. They had to find new land, so they walked, and over 1500 people died throughout the walk to new land. The president at the time was Andrew Jackson.
  • Arkansas. June 15, 1836

    Arkansas.  June 15, 1836
    Fun facts. Elevations in the state range from 54 feet above sea level in the far southeast corner to 2,753 feet above at Mount Magazine, the state's highest point. Another fun fact is that North Little Rock offers one of the nation's largest municipal parks.
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    Van Buren

    Van Buren was a member of the democracy party. His Presidential term was March 4, 1837 to March 4, 1841. He attended Village School and Claverack College. His greatest accomplishments was that he spent most of his Presidency dealing with the problems left over from the Jackson Presidency. He was proud most problems needed up having solutions. Historical events. *In 1846 the Mexican-American War begins and ends in 1848. *Also the Texas admission to the US accured in 1846.
  • William Lloyd Garrison

    William Lloyd Garrison
    Abolitionist: journalist. The liberator dates about in the 1840's. His role was to be the voice of abolition. His goal was that he wanted everyone to hear what he had to say because what he had to say meant a lot and helped many people get through the wars and bad times.
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    William Henry Harrison

    Henry was the ninth president of the United States. His Presidential term was March 4, 1841 to April 4, 1841. Shortly after Henery was elect tied he became very ill. But before he was ill he had many plans in his head as of what he wanted to do as he was the president of the United States. His accomplishment was showing the US that he had the drive to be a great president. Historical events. * Henery died within 32 days of being in office.
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    John Tyler

    Tyler's Presidential term was April 4, 1841 to March 4, 1845. His greatest accomplishment was that in 1842 Tyler agreed to and Congress ratified the Webster Ashburton Treaty with Great Britain. This set many people off. Historical events. * 1845 (three days before Tyler left office) Tyler signed into law the joint resolution allowing for the annexation of Texas.
  • Florida. March 3, 1845

    Florida.  March 3, 1845
    Fun facts. Greater Miami is the only metropolitan area in the United States whose borders encompass two national parks. You can hike through pristine Everglades National Park or ride on glass-bottom boats across Biscayne National Park. Another fact is that Saint Augustine is the oldest European settlement in North America.
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    James K. Polk

    Polk was the eleventh president. His Presidential term was March 4, 1845 to March 4, 1849. His greatest accomplishment was that he led the nation into the Mexican-American War (1846-48). Historical event. *On May 13, 1846, Polk signed a declaration of war against Mexico.
  • Manifest Destiny.

    Manifest Destiny.
    Date: year of 1845. The word Manifest Destiny was first used by John O’Sullivan. It was the belief of white people of the United States that the United States was destined to rule and manage the entire North American continent. It rationalized expansionism and territorial spoliation. Yes it was important.
  • Texas. Dec 29, 1845

    Texas.  Dec 29, 1845
    Fun facts. Texas is popularly known as The Lone Star State.
    Another fun fact is that the Alamo is located in San Antonio. It is where Texas defenders fell to Mexican General Santa Anna and the phrase Remember the Alamo originated. The Alamo is considered the cradle of Texas liberty and the state's most popular historic site.
  • John Brown the armed resistance.

    John Brown the armed resistance.
    Date: 1846. Was John up set. Yes he was upset because he thought what he wanted to think and he knew he was wrong. John was know for Pottawatamie massacre Rapid on Harppers Ferry. The results in the end was that he was hung because of how much everyone disliked him.
  • Mexican American War.

    Mexican American War.
    Dates: 1846 through 1848. The Mexican American War, also known as the Mexican War, the U.S. Mexican War or the Invasion of Mexico, was an armed conflict between the United States and the Centralist Republic of Mexico from 1846 to 1848. The US beat the Mexican in the war. We gained Alt Cali and New Mexico in exchange for 15 million.
  • Iowa. Dec 28, 1846

    Iowa.  Dec 28, 1846
    Fun facts. Strawberry Point is the home of the world's largest strawberry. Another fact is that the state's smallest city park is situated in the middle of the road in Hiteman.
    Also Scranton is home to Iowa's oldest water tower still in service.
  • Wisconsin. May 26, 1848

    Wisconsin.  May 26, 1848
    Fun facts. Wisconsin visitors and residents enjoy the state's 7,446 streams and rivers. End-to-end they'd stretch 26,767 miles. That is more than enough to circle the globe at the equator. Another fact is that Wisconsin's Door County has five state parks and 250 miles of shoreline along Lake Michigan. These figures represent more than any other county in the country.
  • Seneca Falls Resolution.

    Seneca Falls Resolution.
    July 19, 1848- July 20, 1848. The goal was to give women their civil rights. The rights that were asked for was the right to vote and to have a say in the countries decisions. The sendement was that the acceptance of the convention.
  • Susan B. Anthony.

    Susan B. Anthony.
    Was one of the women who also passed for women's rights. She was born in 1820 and passed away in 1902. She was apart of women's rights because she was one of the leaders that helped us women get their rights. 1848 was when women's rights became possible.
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    Seneca Falls Convention.

    Lasted a day. The key players were Elizabeth Cady Stanton and also Lucretia Mott. Seneca falls was the first women's rights convention. It advertised itself as "a convention to discuss the social, civil, and religious condition and rights of woman". (Significance the first women's rights.)
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    Elizabeth Cady Stanton

    Elizabeth was born in 1815 and died is 1902. She was a women who wanted all women to have rights. In 1848 was when Elizabeth's dream actually became a reality. Women's right help people learn that girls needed to have rights. It was only fair.
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    Zachary Taylor

    Taylor was the twelfth president of the United States. His Presidential term was March 4, 1849 to July 9, 1850.His greatest accomplishment was that he had a very strong education. Historical events. * In early July 1850, Taylor suddenly fell ill and died. He only had about 1 year in the office
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    Millard Fillmore

    Fillmore had an education at New Hope Collage. His Presidential term was July 9, 1850 to March 4, 1853. His greatest accomplishment was that he was supporting and signing into law the 1850 Compromise, which made people who wanted slavey and also people who didn't want slavery upset. Historical event. *California entered the union as the thirty first state.
  • California. Sept 9, 1850

    California.  Sept 9, 1850
    Fun facts. California's Mount Whitney measures as the highest peak in the lower 48 states. Its most famous climb is Mount Whitney Trail to the 14,495 feet summit. Another fact is that the wilderness permits are required. Another fact is that in 1925 a giant sequoia located in California's Kings Canyon National Park was named the nation's national Christmas tree. The tree is over 300 feet in height.
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    Franklin Pierce

    Franklin Pierce was the 14th President of the United States. His Presidential term was March 4, 1853 to March 4, 1857. His greatest accomplishment was that first he was the youngest President ever. He was 48 years old. His greatest success was the he purchased Gadsden Purchase. Meaning he bought Southern Arizona and New Mexico form Mexico for $10 million. Historical event. * The Fugitive Slave Return.
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    Dred Scott VS Stanford

    Court case occurred through 1856 through 1857. The players that were part of this event was Dr. John Emerson and Dred Scott. The outcome of this event was that the Americans of African decent were not citizens and could not sue in court.
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    James Buchanan

    James Buchanan was the fifteenth president of the United States. James Presidential term was March 4, 1857 to March 4, 1861. His greatest accomplishment was that he had the constitution support slavery. Historical events. * The Democratic Party Splits. Also the panic of 1857.
  • Minnesota. May 11, 1858

    Minnesota.  May 11, 1858
    Fun facts. The St. Lawrence Seaway opened in 1959 allowing oceangoing ships to reach Duluth. Another fact is that Minneapolis is home to the oldest continuously running theater (Old Log Theater) and the largest dinner theater (Chanhassan Dinner Theater) in the country.
  • Oregon. Feb 14, 1859

    Oregon.  Feb 14, 1859
    Fun facts. Oregon's state flag pictures a beaver on its reverse side. It is the only state flag to carry two separate designs. Another fact is that
    Oregon has more ghost towns than any other state. Another one is that the Columbia River gorge is considered by many to be the best place in the world for windsurfing.
  • Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad.

    Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad.
    Dates: year of 1860's. About Harriet Tubman: she was Conductor of the Underground Railroad - Meet Amazing Americans. America's Library - Library of Congress. After Harriet Tubman escaped from slavery, she returned to slave-holding states many times to help other slaves escape. She led them safely to the northern free states and to Canada. The goal was to get everyone out of their slave owners homes. Harriet died of an amonea. ( The picture shows where the railroad went through.)
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    Abraham Lincoln

    Abe was the 16 president of the United States. His Presidential term was March 4, 1861 to April 15, 1865. His greatest accomplishment was that he led a way to end slavery. Historical events. *August 6, 1861 Abraham signs a law, freeing slaves being used by the Confederates in their war effort.
  • Abolitionist Movement.

    Abolitionist Movement.
    The year slavey ended was 1865. The intention of it was to end slavery in America. The point of it was to let the slaves became free people. The leader of thin event were Harriet Tubman, Garrison, and Fredrick Douglass.
  • Frederick Douglass.

    Frederick Douglass.
    Frederick was born on February 1 in 1818. He passed away on February 20, 1895. It's similar to the Fourth of July because the slaves got to have their freedom. Role in abolition: he began to attend meetings of the abolition. More than he usually did.