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The Slave Catchers

Pub Date : 2012-12-01 | Author : Stanley W. Campbell | Publisher : UNC Press Books

ISBN 10 : 9781469610078
ISBN 13 : 1469610078

In this thoroughly researched documentation of a historically controversial issue, the author considers the background, passage, and constitutionality of the Fugitive Slave Law. Th..



An Exemplary Whig

Pub Date : 2012-07-06 | Author : David M. Gold | Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN 10 : 9780739172735
ISBN 13 : 0739172735

Historians have paid surprisingly little attention to state-level political leaders and judges. Edward Kent (1802–77) was both. He served three terms as a state legislator, two a..