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Fugitive Slave Act, presented in The National Center for Public Policy Research's Archive of Historical Documents.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

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 Fugitive Slave Acts, in U.S. history, statutes passed by Congress in 1793 and 1850 (and repealed in 1864) that provided for the seizure and ...

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, ...

Fugitive Slave Act - US History


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

Behind the History of the Fugitive Slave Act | Time.com


Sep 18, 2015 ... The Fugitive Slave Act of 1850 obliged citizens and lawmen of free zones to return escaped slaves to those whom they fled. Hulton Archive ...

Resistance to the Fugitive Slave Act gives sanctuary cities a model ...


1 day ago ... Resistance to the Fugitive Slave Act gives sanctuary cities a model for ... and those northern communities that resisted fugitive slave recapture.