... owners and anyone harboring a runaway slave faced jail time. What is interesting... responsibility for jurors to judge the validity of the law as well as the facts. In our...
2 Answers · Politics & Government · 21/05/2008
Man, I wish I could talk about this stuff all day and get paid for it! DONT EVER GRADUATE!
1 Answers · Politics & Government · 25/08/2009
... most concrete Southern gains were a stronger Fugitive Slave Act , the enforcement of which outraged Northern public opinion, and preservation of slavery (but...
1 Answers · Politics & Government · 16/01/2013
... the Compromise of 1850 , Congress had addressed...by territorial expansion. But one aspect of the compromise—a strengthened fugitive slave act —soon began to tear at sectional peace...
1 Answers · Politics & Government · 14/11/2010
Yes, he signed it into law along with the Fugitive Slave Act .
1 Answers · Politics & Government · 07/12/2010