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Fugitive Slave Act of 1850 - Wikipedia

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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 of 1850 - Ohio History Central

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The Fugitive Slave Law of 1850 was part of the Compromise of 1850. This law required the United States government to actively assist slave owners in ...

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 ...

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

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Sep 13, 2002 ... The demand from the South for more effective legislation resulted in enactment of a second Fugitive Slave Act in 1850. Under this law fugitives ...

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 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  ...

The Compromise of 1850 and the Fugitive Slave Act - 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  ...

Excerpts from The Fugitive Slave Act 1850 < 1826-1850 ...

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Excerpts from The Fugitive Slave Act 1850. Full title: An Act to amend, and supplementary to, the Act entitled 'An Act respecting Fugitives from Justice, and ...