1808

  • Britain abolishes slave trade.

1811

  • Enslaved Africans in St. John's Parish, Louisiana, lead the largest slave revolt in the United States.

1816

  • Slave rebellion occurs in Barbados.

1820

  • Importation of slaves from Africa to Asia and Cuba increases.

1822

  • Denmark Vesey's plans for slave revolt in Charleston, South Carolina betrayed by house slave.

1831

  • Another rebellion in Jamaica led by Samuel Sharpe.

  • Nat Turner leads unsuccessful revolt in Virginia.

  • American Anti-Slavery Society founded.

1838

  • Frederick Douglass escapes from slavery in Maryland and relocates to Massachusetts.

1839

  • Joseph Cinque leads the Amistad Mutiny.

 

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HUAN 5 
August 2000