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The Slave Catchers
The Slave Catchers
Author: Stanley W. Campbell
The Fugitive Slave Law, enacted as part of the Compromise of 1850, was designed to enable slave-owners to reclaim their property, even if the fugitives had escaped to a free state. The law aroused furious opposition in the northern states and has generally been regarded as a failure -- unenforceable and unenforced. In the Slave Catchers, the fir...  more »
ISBN: 200612
Publication Date: 1972
Pages: 236

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Publisher: W.W. Norton & Company
Book Type: Paperback
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