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Fugitive Slave Act of 1850

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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

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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 ...

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

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Fugitive Slave Acts, in U.S. history, statutes passed by Congress in 1793 and 1850 (and repealed in 1864) that provided for the seizure and return of runaway  ...

The Fugitive Slave Law - Digital History

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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 ...

Fugitive Slave Act - United States American History

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

Africans in America/Part 4/Eric Foner on the Fugitive Slave Act - PBS

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A: The issue of fugitive slaves in a sense became one of the most powerful weapons in the hands of the Abolitionist Movement. The Constitution has a clause ...

The Compromise of 1850 and the Fugitive Slave Act - PBS

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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 of 1793 - USHistory.org

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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  ...

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

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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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The Fugitive Slave Act of 1793 (1 Stat. 302) was an effort to provide a means to enforce the constitutional clause concerning escaped slaves. The act allowed a ...

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Fugitive Slave Act - 1850

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Fugitive Slave Act, presented in The National Center for Public Policy Research's Archive of Historical Documents.

Avalon Project - Fugitive Slave Act 1850

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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, ...

Fugitive Slave Law - American Memory

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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 ...