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PUB. DATE
January 2004
SOURCE
Freedom Stairs;2004, p80
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents facts about the Ohio Anti-Slavery Laws and the Underground Railroad activity of preacher Adam Lowry Rankin in Ripley. In 1787, slavery was outlawed in the Northwest Territory including the state. The Rankin family moved to Ripley in 1822. Rankin entered the Presbyterian Lane Theological Seminary in Cincinnati in 1836. In 1851, Harriet Beecher Stowe begins writing the book "Uncle Tom's Cabin."
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19535997

 

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