Frederick Douglass.

  • Slavery begins.

    In the 1600's slaves began being shipped from Africa as slaves.
  • 3/5 law.

    The three-fifths law was passed saying that every three out of five slaves counted as one person.
  • Frederick Douglass was born.

  • Harriet Tubman.

    Harriet tubmam was born sometime between the years of 1819 and 1820 however the day and month are unknown.
  • Soujourner Truth.

    Escapes from slavery and begins to fight for rights in Washington.
  • Underground railroad.

    The exact date the Underground Railroad was founded is somewhat unknown, however, it is believed to have been in the mid to late 1800's.
  • Lincoln is elected.

  • Emancipation Proclomation.

    Lincoln issues the Emancipation Proclomation hoping to abolish slavery.
  • 13th amendment.

    On this day the 13th amendement was passed abolishing slavery.
  • Lincoln is assassinated.

  • 13th amendement ratified.

    On this day the 13th amendment was ratified.
  • Frederick Douglass gives famous speech.

  • Frederick Douglass dies.

    Frederick Douglass died in Washington D.C.
  • Harriet Tubman dies.

    Harriet Tubman died in Auburn.
  • Harlem Renaissance.

    Segway out of slavery. What is known as "The New Negro Movement" begins and starts the Harlem Renaissance.