Fugitive Slave Bill
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Broadside announcing the Fugitive Slave Bill of 1850. Passed by the Senate and House of Representatives and signed into law by President Millard Fillmore, the Fugitive Slave Act gave slave owners greater power in capturing runaway slaves, even those who had fled to free states.
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|United States. Fugitive slave law (1850)|
United States--Politics and government--1845-1861
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