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text 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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By 1850, with America on the verge of collapse, Congress reached what it hoped was a solution-- the notorious Compromise of 1850, which required that fugitive slaves be returned to their masters. Like so many political compromises before and since... Read more
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453 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 25 cm.
Publisher
2018

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KCL 973.7 DELBANCO in Adult Collection Available

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