Free and enslaved blacks serve in the war of 1812.
The American Colonization Society is founded.
Blacks are banned from service in the United States armed forces.
Free Black Denmark Vesey is executed after his five year effort to organize a slave rebellion in Charleston, SC, is betrayed by an informant.
Freedom's Journal, America's first black newspaper is founded.
Free Black David Walker publishes an appeal to An Appeal to the Colored People of the World, calling for a slave revolution.