• Creator
  • New York (State). Education Dept. Division of Visual Instruction
  • Created Date
  • 1850
  • Description
  • A political cartoon titled "Effects of the Fugitive Slave Law". It depicts four escaped slaves being recaptured by armed white men. Below are excerpts from the Bible and the Declaration of Independence that were used to argue against the law. Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
  • Format
  • still image
  • Rights
  • This image is provided for education and research purposes. Rights may be reserved. Responsibility for securing permissions to distribute, publish, reproduce or other use rests with the user.