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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  ...

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 ...

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 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  ...

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  ...

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 act - Dictionary.com

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Fugitive slave act definition at Dictionary.com, a free online dictionary with ... A law passed as part of the Compromise of 1850, which provided southern ...

The 1850 Fugitive Slave Law and Synopsis

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The text of the 1850 Fugitive Slave Law, the case of Shadrack Minkins, Attorney General John Jordan Crittenden, response of U. S. President Millard Fillmore ...

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 ...

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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 ...

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 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 ...