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What happened in 1620?
Blacks brought to America on slave ships.
What happened in 1641?
Laws passed by states legalizing slavery.
What happened in 1793?
Fugitive Slave Act is passed, making it a crime to harbor (keep, protect) an escaped slave.
What happened in 1800?
First major slave rebellion.
What happened in 1857?
Supreme Court legalizes slavery.
What happened in 1863
Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation (ends slavery - & gives slaves rights according to the Declaration of Independence)