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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, ...

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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 - Spartacus Educational

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Runaway Slaves. ... Sometimes slaves ran away because they feared punishment for breaking one of the master's rules. Henry Clay Bruce, a slave in Virginia, ...

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 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 ...

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 ...

Underground Railroad | HistoryNet

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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 - Encyclopedia of African ...

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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 two ...

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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 ...

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 ...