Fugitive justice : runaways, rescuers, and slavery on trial runaways, rescuers, and slavery on trial

During the tumultuous decade before the Civil War, no issue was more divisive than the pursuit and return of fugitive slaves -- a practice enforced under the Fugitive Slave Act of 1850. When free Blacks and their abolitionist allies intervened, prosecutions and trials inevitably followed. These case...

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Main Author: Lubet, Steven.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2010.
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Call Number: KF 221 .P6 L83 2010