Chronicles of Boone County

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1850s

1850's

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Events

Boone County

  • 1850 - Florence Academy is established.

Kentucky

  • 1850 - Kentucky's fourth constitution goes into effect. It retains all the slave provisions from the previous constitution, and now requires emancipated slaves to leave the state.

U.S. & World

  • 1850 - President Zachary Taylor dies. He is succeeded by Millard Fillmore.
  • 1850 - The Fugitive Slave Law, part of Henry Clay's Compromise of 1850, is passed. Assistance by government officials in capturing runaway slaves is now required.
  • 1851 - The New York Times begins publishing a daily newspaper.
1850s.txt · Last modified: 2014/09/29 17:17 by jgregory