Fugitive justice : 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...
|Main Author:||Lubet, Steven.|
Cambridge, Mass. :
Belknap Press of Harvard University Press,
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KF 221 .P6 L83 2010