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Fugitive slaves in the United States - Wikipedia

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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, ...

Runaway Slave - DVD Available Now

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Travel a New Underground railroad and discover why growing dependency on big government programs are destroying America, black and white. Rev.

Why did slaves run away? - Pathways to Freedom | About the ...

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When slaves ran away, their owners would offer large sums of money for their return, making it even more difficult for the escaped slaves to find safe places to ...

Underground Railroad - Runaway Slaves method of escape

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Runaway slaves relied on knowledge of geography, clever disguises, tips from Conductors and their own "motherwit" to evade hunters and catchers. Scholars ...

Fugitive Slave Acts - Black History - HISTORY.com

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Find out more about the history of Fugitive Slave Acts, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. Get all the facts on ...

Runaway Slaves - Spartacus Educational

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According to Walter Hawkins slaves constantly talked about the possibility of escape: "There arose in some an irrepressible desire for freedom which no danger ...

Runaway Slaves and Servants in Colonial Virginia

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Aug 1, 2011 ... Runaway slaves and indentured servants were a persistent problem for landowners in colonial Virginia. They fled from abusive masters, to take ...

Fugitive Slaves, Runaways, Enslavement, African American Identity ...

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"The hour was now come," recalls James Pennington of his escape from slavery, "and the man must act and be free, or remain a slave for ever . . . if I did not ...

Runaway Slaves | Encyclopedia of Alabama

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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 ...

Fugitive Slaves - Slavery in the North

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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 ...