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Fugitive Slave Act of 1850 - Wikipedia


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


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

Fugitive Slave Law - American Memory


This is a portrait of fugitive slave Anthony Burns, whose arrest and trial in Boston under the provisions of the Fugitive Slave Act of 1850 incited riots and protests ...

Fugitive Slave Acts | United States [1793, 1850] | Britannica.com


Sep 13, 2002 ... Fugitive Slave Acts, in U.S. history, statutes passed by Congress in 1793 and 1850 (and repealed in 1864) that provided for the seizure and ...

Fugitive Slave Law of 1850 - Ohio History Central


This group of fugitive slaves escaped to freedom in Canada on the Underground Railroad and took up residence in Windsor, Ontario, Canada. Their names are ...

The Compromise of 1850 and the Fugitive Slave Act - PBS


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 Act - United States History


The role of Fugitive Slave Act in the history of the United States of America.

Fugitive Slave Act of 1793 - USHistory.org


Fugitive Slave Act of 1793. An Act respecting fugitives from justice, and persons escaping from the service of their masters. Be it enacted, &c., That, whenever the  ...

Fugitive slave act - Dictionary.com


Fugitive slave act definition at Dictionary.com, a free online dictionary with pronunciation, synonyms and translation. Look it up now!

Excerpts from The Fugitive Slave Act 1850 < 1826-1850 ...


Excerpts from The Fugitive Slave Act 1850. Full title: An Act to amend, and supplementary to, the Act entitled 'An Act respecting Fugitives from Justice, and ...

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Fugitive Slave Act - 1850


Fugitive Slave Act, presented in The National Center for Public Policy Research's Archive of Historical Documents.

The Fugitive Slave Law - Digital History


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


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, ...