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Fugitive Slave Act of 1850

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The Fugitive Slave Law or Fugitive Slave Act was passed by the United States Congress on September 18, 1850, as part of the Compromise of 1850 between ...

Fugitive Slave Acts - Black History - HISTORY.com

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Widespread resistance to the 1793 law later led to the passage of the Fugitive Slave Act of 1850, which added further provisions regarding runaways and levied  ...

Fugitive Slave Law - American Memory

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In the wake of the Fugitive Slave Law of 1850, which forced Northern law enforcement officers to aid in the recapture of runaways, more than ten thousand  ...

Fugitive Slave Law of 1850 - Ohio History Central

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Dec 14, 2015 ... This group of fugitive slaves escaped to freedom in Canada on the Underground Railroad and took up residence in Windsor, Ontario, Canada.

Fugitive Slave Act of 1850 - Legal Dictionary - The Free Dictionary

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Fugitive Slave Act of 1850. The Fugitive Slave Act of 1850 mandated that states to which escaped slaves fled were obligated to return them to their masters upon  ...

Fugitive Slave Acts | United States [1793, 1850] | Britannica.com

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Jul 20, 2014 ... The demand from the South for more effective legislation resulted in enactment of a second Fugitive Slave Act in 1850. Under this law fugitives ...

Compromise of 1850 & the Fugitive Slave Law - PBS

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Henry Clay, U.S. senator from Kentucky, was determined to find a solution. In 1820 he had resolved a fiery debate over the spread of slavery with his Missouri  ...

Avalon Project - Fugitive Slave Act 1850

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Section 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the persons who have been, ...

Fugitive Slave Act - United States History

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The role of Fugitive Slave Act in the history of the United States of America. ... as part of the Compromise of 1850, Congress enacted the Fugitive Slave Act to ...

The Fugitive Slave Act of 1850: Symbolic Gesture

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Historians generally have been quite coy about describing southern motives for demanding the Fugitive Slave Act of 1850. Yet the passage of the fugitive slave ...

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The Fugitive Slave Law - Digital History

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The most explosive element in the Compromise of 1850 was the Fugitive Slave Law, which required the return of runaway slaves. Any black--even free ...

Fugitive Slave Act - 1850

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The Fugitive Slave Act was part of the group of laws referred to as the " Compromise of 1850." In this compromise, the antislavery advocates gained the ...

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The Fugitive Slave Act of 1850 (9 Stat. 462) was an important part of the Compromise of 1850. On one side, Southerners sought to strengthen the fugitive slave ...