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The Western Reserve And the Fugitive Slave Law

A Prelude to the Civil War

by William Cox Cochran

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  • 10 Currently reading

Published by Kessinger Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history: c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Legal History,
  • History,
  • History - U.S.,
  • History: American,
  • USA,
  • Slavery,
  • United States - 19th Century

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8462975M
    ISBN 101417956488
    ISBN 109781417956487
    OCLC/WorldCa122553781

    Congress passed another Fugitive Slave Act in , as a concession to Southern states, in an effort to preserve the Union and because the Act was essentially ineffective. Increasingly, the North was clashing with the South regarding the issue of slavery in new states and territories acquired from Mexico after the n War (). book The Africans of the slave bark "Wildfire" lithograph portraying the final episode in the flight of slave, Henry Brown The Fugitive slave law broadside with text of the law $ Reward! Ranaway from the undersigned Links to images in the Library of .


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by Cochran, W. [from old catalog] Publication date Publisher [n.p.] Collection library_of_congress; americana Digitizing sponsor Sloan Foundation Contributor The Library of Congress Language English.

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Collections, The Western Reserve Historical Society. Cleveland, Ohio; Ford, Seabury (), Special message of the governor, in relation to Western Reserve school lands, Executive Office of the Governor of Ohio.

The Western Reserve and the fugitive slave law: a prelude to the Civil War. (Cleveland: [s.n.], ), by William C. Cochran (page images at HathiTrust) Address of the committee appointed by a public meeting, held at Faneuil Hall, Septemfor the purpose of considering the recent case of kidnapping from our soil, and of taking.

With a journalist's feel for detail and compelling human interest, he builds on Jacob Shipherd's original History of the Oberlin-Wellington Rescue () and William Cochran's Western Reserve and the Fugitive Slave Law: A Prelude to the Civil War (; Da Capo, reprint).Brand: Random House Publishing Group.

Fugitive Slave Act of Despite the inclusion of the Fugitive Slave Clause in the U.S. Constitution, anti-slavery sentiment remained high in the North throughout the late s and early.

Introduction: “Atrocious Judges” and “Odious” Courts Revisited Robert N. Strassfeld Case Western Reserve University - School of Law, [email protected] in abetting the escape of a slave family in defiance of the Fugitive Slave Act.

Hildreth's point was obviously not to relive the worst of CASE WESTERN RESERVE lAW REVIEW Author: Robert N. Strassfeld. The fugitive slave laws were laws passed by the United States Congress in and to provide for the return of slaves who escaped from one state into another state or territory. The idea of the fugitive slave law was derived from the Fugitive Slave Clause which is in the United States Constitution (Article IV, Section 2, Paragraph 3).It was thought that forcing states to deliver escaped.

Connecticut Western Reserve: | | ||| | Connecticut's land claims in the West | World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias available, and the most definitive collection ever assembled. The Fugitive Slave Act of book.

Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Start by marking “The Fugitive Slave Act of The History of the Controversial Law that Sparked the Confederacy's Secession and the Civil War” as Want to Read: *Includes stories about the fugitive slave law and accounts about it/5.

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Background. Byseveral hundred slaves a year were successfully escaping to the North, making slavery an unstable institution in the border states. The earlier Fugitive Slave Act of was a Federal law that was written with the intent to enforce Article 4, Section 2, Clause 3 of the United States Constitution, which required the return of runaway d by: the 31st United States Congress.

After the passage of the fugitive slave law, their home was a place where those unfortunates found rest, where they were furnished with clothing and helped on their way to freedom. As well may be presumed, the mother of this interesting family, Mary Carter McConoughey, was a woman of superior intellect, and retained her faculties unimpaired to.

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Ferris, series editor. An excerpt from The Fugitive Slave Law and its Victims, an antislavery book listing cases of individuals targeted by the Fugitive Slave Law. “Leap of the Fugitive Slave,” an drawing of a woman leaping to her death rather than be returned to her master.

The Western Reserve and the Fugitive Slave Law Ancestry. The Western Reserve of Ohio and Some of its Pioneers, Places and Women's Clubs Ancestry. The Western Reserve register for containing lists of the officers of the general governments and of the officers and institutions on the reserve Case Western Reserve University.

The Western Reserve and the Fugitive Slave Law: A Prelude to the Civil War. Cleveland, OH: Western Reserve Historical Society, Cook[e], John E. Confession of John E. Cooke, Brother-in-Law of Gov. Willard of Indiana, and One of the Participants in the Harper's Ferry : Steven Lubet.

The Fugitive Slave Acts were two federal laws that concerned runaway slaves in the United States. The two acts were passed in and in They required federal involvement in catching runaway slaves in Northern States.

The laws were designed to protect Southern slave owners. They required those states and jurisdictions to help in the capture and delivery of fugitive slaves.

The Fugitive Slave Law of S. Africanus. The Fugitive Slave Law. Hartford, Connecticut, Rare Book and Special Collections Division.

() This controversial law allowed slave-hunters to seize alleged fugitive slaves without due process of law and prohibited anyone from aiding escaped fugitives or obstructing their recovery.

The arrival of a runaway would not have caused a stir anywhere in the Western Reserve, and it was even less unusual in Oberlin. racial equality and resistance to the Fugitive Slave Act. The. The following is the full text of the fugitive-slave law of An act to amend and supplementary to the act entitled " An act respecting fugitives from justice and persons escaping from the service of their masters," approved Feb.

12, (ss) Leader of the Fugitive Slave Law, which forced the cooperation of Northern states in returning escaped slaves to the south. He also argued on the floor of the senate that slavery was needed in the south. He argued on the grounds that society is supposed to have an upper ruling class that enjoys the profit of a working lower class.

The fugitive slave law became a problem in the north and bothered abolitionists, resulting in abolitionist outcry such as "Uncle Toms Cabin", which in turn bothered the south. "Uncle Tom's Cabin" This Book, created by Harriet Beecher Stowe inwas written in response to the strengthening of the Fugitive Slave Act under the Compromise of   Portions of Free States, such as the area along Western Reserve along the shores of Lake Erie was home to a number of residents who “openly violated the law,” and even “employed agents to go south to aid fugitives () This is not to suggest that Blackett implies that a successful and uniform enforcement of the Fugitive Slave Act would.

Inas part of a "compromise" between North and South over disputes that began about the admission of California as a free state and balooned, Congress passed the Fugitive Slave Law.

This law required the United States government to actively assist slave holders in recapturing freedom seekers. Under the United States Constitution, slave holders had the right to reclaim slaves who ran away to free states.

With the Fugitive Slave Law ofthe. 'The Captive’s Quest for Freedom is the most important, thorough, and revealing study ever written of fugitive slaves in American history.

The book is timely; it demonstrates in depth the nature and meaning of America's first great refugee crisis and the explosive politics that followed in its by: 3. The Western Reserve and the fugitive slave law The anti-slavery movement in Kentucky, prior to The history of Negro servitude in Illinois: and of the slavery agitation in.

Book Description: In this book, Steven Lubet examines, in detail, three trials on the great issue of fugitive slaves in the ’s, the fugitive slave statutes, and how the legal system coped or failed to cope with the apparent inconsistencies between the Constitution supporting slavery and its purpose of guaranteeing certain rights to every man.

The manifold defiance of the Fugitive Slave Law of led to the passage, inof a more comprehensive and punitive piece of legislation.

This new law provoked those who favored abolition to. Gordan, John D., III. The Fugitive Slave Rescue Trial of Robert Morris: Benjamin Robbins Curtis on the Road to Dred Scott. xix, pp. 19 illustrations. Clark, New Jersey: Talbot Publishing, ISBN ISBN Paperback.

New. * Relying on extensive surviving original records, this book analyzes the November trial in the federal circuit court of. The Fugitive Slave Act. The most explosive element in the Compromise of was the Fugitive Slave Law, commonly known as the Fugitive Slave Act, which required the return of runaway slaves.

Any black--even free blacks--could be sent south solely on the affidavit of anyone claiming to be his or her owner. Read the full-text online edition of The Town That Started the Civil War ().

at least in the Western Reserve: "Oberlin commenst this war. Oberlin wuz the prime cause uv all the trubble." for want of a better word, the epitome of incidents regarding the Fugitive Slave Law ofand it thrust the question of that law into the. Men like Levi Coffin hid runaway slaves until they reached safety in Ohio, other Northern states, or Canada.

While slavery was illegal in Ohio, the United States Constitution and the Fugitive Slave Law of permitted slave owners to reclaim their runaway slaves, even if .A Missouri slave sued for his freedom, claiming that his four year stay in the northern portion of the Louisiana Territory made free land by the Missouri Compromise had made him a free man.

The U.S, Supreme Court decided he couldn't sue in federal court because he was property, not a citizen., Landmark court decision that ruled that slaves were.The Fugitive Slave Law ofcommonly referred to as the Fugitive Slave Act ofwas one of the five laws that passed in the Compromise of The Fugitive Slave Law stated that any United States marshal or official who did not arrest an alleged runaway slave was liable to a fine of $1,