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Second Seminole War

In the Second Seminole War, blacks again fight alongside Native Americans in opposition to U.S. forces.

North and South Carolina Continue to Try and Suppress Anti-slavery Speech

Both North and South Carolina make formal requests to other states to suppress abolition societies and anti-slavery literature.

Anti-slavery Societies Orgainized

Female antislavery societies are organized in Boston and Philadelphia. The Philadelphia Female Anti-Slavery Society was an integrated group of white and black middle class women, led by Lucretia Mott, Harriett Forten Purvis, and Grace Bustill Douglass.

Abolitionists Lobby Congress

Abolitionists launch a campaign flooding Congress with antislavery petitions.

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