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Fugitive Slave Act

The essay discusses what happened in the 1800's when the Fugitive Slave Act was instated by government.

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FUGITVE SLAVE ACT The historical significance of the FUGITVE SLAVE ACT of 1850 affected all states, north or south. No matter who you were or what part of the country you lived in, this part of The Compromise of 1850 had an extreme effect on your life. Going in depth to a specific state and city, was the goal to deconstruct this law and its effects on a small amount of the country. Choosing the familiar city ...

... became more militant, arming themselves through companies like the Massasoit Guards and further distancing themselves from the pacifist politics of William Lloyd Garrison and William C. Nell. As the debate over slavery intensified (through Bleeding Kansas in 1854, the Dred Scott decision in 1857, and John Brown's 1859 raid on Harper's Ferry) Black Bostonians stood their ground.
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Humanistic Studies


Humanistic Studies
Human Rights
Benjamin I.

Slavery is a form of man's inhumanity to man. The law's passage, needless, to say, has the greatest impact on the issue of slavery in the US.

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