The War Before the War

The War Before the War

Fugitive Slaves and the Struggle for America's Soul From the Revolution to the Civil War

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Explains how fugitive slaves escaping from the South to the northern states awakened northerners to the true nature of slavery and how the Compromise of 1850 and the Fugitive Slave Act divided the nation and set it on the path to civil war.
Publisher: New York : Penguin Press, [2018]
ISBN: 9781594204050
Branch Call Number: 973.7 DELBANCO
Characteristics: 453 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm


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