• The Kansas–Nebraska Act: Interactive Map

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  • An Early Threat of Secession: The Missouri Compromise, 1820–1821

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    John Quincy Adams, 6th U.S. President (1825–1829), dies

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    February 23, 1848

    Angelina Grimké, abolitionist & lawyer, is born

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    February 20, 1805

    Thomas Jefferson is elected President

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    February 17, 1801

    Frederick Douglass, abolitionist adopted birthday because his mother referred to him as my “little valentine”

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    February 14, 1817

    Abraham Lincoln, 16th U.S. president, is born

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    February 12, 1809

    John Quincy Adams is elected President by the House of Representatives

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    February 9, 1825

    Sojourner Truth delivers her “Ain’t I a Woman?” speech at Akron Ohio Women's Convention

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    May 29, 1851
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    William Lloyd Garrison founds abolitionist newspaper, The Liberator

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    January 1, 1831