Walker Publishes Slavery Condemnation
In Boston, Massachusetts, David Walker publishes his widely read vociferous condemnation of slavery, An appeal to the colored citizens of the world, and Walker’s Appeal in Four Articles. Walker’s Appeal, arguably the most radical of all anti-slavery documents, causes a great stir with its call for slaves to revolt against their masters and its protest against colonization.
Mexico Abolishes Slavery
Mexico abolishes slavery and becomes a refuge for American fugitive slaves.