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Explain how fugitive slaves (slaves who fled slavery by running to the north) and white northerners reacted to the fugitive slave act of 1850.

1.  Explain how fugitive slaves (slaves who fled slavery by running to the north) and white northerners reacted to the fugitive slave act of 1850. Be sure to include at least all of the following in some detail: Harriet Beecher Stowe and Uncle Tom's Cabin; the rendition of Anthony Burns; the summer-Books affair; and the Oberlin College rescue of 1859.

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