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Fugitive Slave Act of 1850 - American History - About.com
Compromise of 1850 '. The passage of this Act along with slaveholding rights in Texas allowed California to enter the union as a free state and prohibited the ...
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Compromise of 1850 (Slavery and the U.S. Territories)
The Fugitive Slave Act made any federal official who did not arrest a runaway slave liable to pay a fine. This was the most controversial part of the Compromise  ...
http://americanhistory.about.com/od/beforethewar/g/compromise1850.htm
U.S. Civil War: Major Events Leading to War - American History
The Fugitive Slave Act was passed as part of the Compromise of 1850. This act forced any federal official who did not arrest a runaway slave liable to pay a fine.
http://americanhistory.about.com/od/civilwarmenu/tp/secessionevents.htm
Definition of Fugitive Slave Act - 19th Century History - About.com
The Fugitive Slave Act was passed by Congress after months of bitter debate in the US Senate in 1850. The law was seen as a compromise to preserve the ...
http://history1800s.about.com/od/1800sglossary/g/fugitive1850def.htm
African-American History Timeline: 1850 to 1859
Several states established personal liberty laws to counter the negative impact of the Fugitive Slave Law of 1850. And to counter these personal liberty laws, ...
http://afroamhistory.about.com/od/timelines/a/Timeline-1850-To-1859.htm
Anthony Burns: Fugitive Slave Law - African-American History
Anthony Burns was a fugitive slave who was caught in Boston two months after he reclaimed his freedom.
http://afroamhistory.about.com/od/slavery/a/Anthony-Burns.htm
Christiana Riot | Violent Resistance to Fugitive Slave Act
The incident was widely reported in newspapers and escalated tensions over enforcement of the Fugitive Slave Act. A manhunt was launched to find and arrest  ...
http://history1800s.about.com/od/abolitionmovement/ss/Christiana-Riot.htm
Fugitive Slave Law Convention of 1850 - Women's History - About.com
Picture illustrates an anti-slavery meeting, the Fugitive Slave Law Convention of 1850.
http://womenshistory.about.com/od/slaveryto1863/ss/Anti-Slavery-Society-1840.htm
An Illustrated History of Slavery in the United States (1808-1865 ...
The Fugitive Slave Act. Under the terms of the Constitution, import of slaves ended in 1808. This created a lucrative domestic slave-trading industry organized ...
http://civilliberty.about.com/od/raceequalopportunity/ig/History-of-Black-Civil-Rights/Slavery-in-the-United-States.htm
Harriet Tubman: Underground Railroad Conductor - Women's History
When Tubman had first arrived in Philadelphia, she was, under the law of the time, a free woman. But the next year, with the passage of the Fugitive Slave Act,  ...
http://womenshistory.about.com/od/harriettubman/a/tubman_moses.htm
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