19th Century Slavery Dbq

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Slavery was the driving force for most of the political controversies during the 19th century. Not only has slavery created political controversies in the United States, but throughout the world.The Fugitive Slave Acts, revolts, and a political argument indicating if slavery should be legalized are the main aspects that caused these disputes. The Fugitive Slave Acts produced political tensions because it ordered states to deliver up fugitives from labor [runaway slaves] when they are requested by slaveholders. As seen from Document E, Fugitive Slave Acts caused conciliatory relationships within the society because of the authoritarian regulations. An occasion whereas slaves are treated atrociously was when slaves could not follow the curfew

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