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11-4 even more slaves

11-4 even more slaves - 11/4 Even more slaves Fugitive...

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11/4 Even more slaves Fugitive Slave Act 1850 - 5 laws passed in September 1850 that dealt with the issue of slavery - Strengthened ability to reclaim slave property - Mandated assistance from local and federal authorities - Spurred a lucrative business in slave-catching - Resulted in free African Americans being enslaved At the same time the slave trade in Washington D.C. is abolished. Both of these were compromises that were political not judicial and laid the foundation for Dread Scott Kansas Nebraska Act 1854 - Nebraska Territory was divided into north and south - Question of whether slavery would be legal in either part was left to popular referendum. - Led to the birth of the republican party Dred Scott Facts of the Case - 1799 Scott was born a slave in irginia - 1834 Dr. John Emerson a surgeon in the U.S. army, bought Scott in Missouri and moved him to Illinois - 1836 Scott and Emerson moved to Fort Snelling in present-day Minnesota - 1836 Scott and Harriet married at Fort Snelling with the consent of Emerson -
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