1765

  • Enslaved Africans in Honduras rebel.

1770

  • Cripus Attucks killed during Boston Massacre.

1775

  • First Abolitionist Society forms in America.

1789

  • Slave imports reach peak in the Caribbean.

  • Autobiography of Olaudah Equiano published.

1791

  • Toussaint L'Ouverture leads successful revolt in the Americas bringing independence to Haiti.

1793

  • First Fugitive Slave Act outlaws protecting fugitive slaves and allows extradition of slaves.

  • Eli Whitney invents Cotton gin.

1800

  • Gabriel Prosser's betrayal by fellow slaves leads to unsuccessful rebellion in Virginia.

1801

  • Enslaved Africans revolt in Guadeloupe.

 

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HUAN 5 
August 2000