The phenomenon of slaves running away and seeking to gain freedom is as old
as the institution of slavery itself. In the history of slavery in the United States, ...
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May 5, 2009 ... As many as 435,000 slaves lived in Alabama in 1860, comprising about 45
percent of the state's total population. No evidence of an organized ...
Runaway Slaves. ... Sometimes slaves ran away because they feared
punishment for breaking one of the master's rules. Henry Clay Bruce, a slave in
FUGITIVE SLAVES. In the treatment of the Pennsylvania negro after 1800 there is
seemingly a strange contradiction, for he was the victim of violent prejudice at ...
Aug 1, 2011 ... Runaway slaves and indentured servants were a persistent problem for
landowners in colonial Virginia. They fled from abusive masters, to take ...
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By one estimate, 100,000 slaves escaped from bondage in the South between
1810 and 1850. Aiding them in their flight was a system of safe houses and ...
Runaway Slaves in the United States. On June 27, 1838, Betty—a slave
belonging to Micajah Ricks of Nash County, North Carolina—ran away with her
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