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Fugitive slaves in the United States

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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.

5 Daring Slave Escapes - History Lists

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Sep 23, 2014 ... He remained a fugitive slave under the law until 1846, when supporters helped him purchase his freedom from his former master.

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 ...

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 ...

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 - 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 ...

Runaway Slaves - The New York Times

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CHAPTER ONE. Runaway Slaves Rebels on the Plantation By JOHN HOPE FRANKLIN and LOREN SCHWENINGER Oxford University Press. Read the ...

Runaway Slaves: Rebels on the Plantation: John Hope Franklin ...

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Runaway Slaves: Rebels on the Plantation [John Hope Franklin, Loren Schweninger] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. From John Hope ...

NC Runaway Slave Advertisements - UNCG Digital Collections

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The North Carolina Runaway Slave Advertisements project provides online ... and cultural world of the American slave system and the specific experience within ...

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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 ...

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 ...