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Who What When Where Historical Significance
100
Southern Slaveholders
Who wanted to pass the act?
100
Force runaway slaves to be returned to their owners
What did the act do?
100
1850
When was the second Fugitive Slave Act passed?
100
The slave states
Which states wanted the Fugitive Slave Act?
100
Protect Southern slaveowners from losing their slaves
What issue was the act supposed to solve?
200
All citizens, regardless of the state they lived in
Who did the law apply to?
200
The Fugitive Slave Act
What is the name of the act?
200
1864
When were the Fugitive Slave Acts repealed?
200
Maine, New York, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New Jersey, New Hampshire, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Iowa, Michigan, or Wisconsin
Name a free state
200
Creation of the Personal Liberty Laws, criticism against the government, and expansion of the Underground Railroad
How did the North react to the Fugitive Slave Act?
300
Henry Clay, John Calhoun, and Daniel Webster
Who was one of the three men that proposed the Compromise of 1850?
300
Underground Railroad
What was created as a means to help runaway slaves?
300
1793
When was the first Fugitive Slave Act passed?
300
Virginia
Where did the act first begin to gain traction due to James Mason?
300
The Civil War and heightened tensions between the North and South
What was the Fugitive Slave Act a cause of?
400
Senator James M. Mason
Who was the senator from Virginia?
400
Personal Liberty Laws
What were the laws called that the northern states created to help the escaped slaves and protect free Black people?
400
1861
When did the Civil War start?
400
If it was above or below the latitude 36° 30'
What decided if a state was a slave state or not?
400
Gave the people accused of being escaped slaves a trial with a jury in the North
What did the Personal Liberty Laws do?
500
Millard Fillmore
Who was the president?
500
Compromise of 1850
The Fugitive Slave Act is one of the laws passed in the _______
500
1865
When did the Civil War end?
500
California
What state was supposed to be a slave state but was not that was included in the Compromise of 1850?
500
The Federal Commissioners were paid more money for bringing a slave back to their owner than for freeing them (even if they were never a slave in the first place)
What about the Fugitive Slave Act appeared biased to the free states?




The Fugitive Slave Act

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