Fugitive Slave Act Research Paper

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Attention! The Supreme Court has made a new law called “Fugitive Slave Act.” This law has made it a crime to help runaway slaves and is allowing officials to arrest those slaves at any time or place. The Supreme Court has told us that slaveholders are complaining how their slaves run away and are never found. Southerners are ecstatic about this new law. One slaveholder stated, “I believe this will help this slave problem go away.” However, Northerners are disgusted at this new law. One Northerner stated, “This act will ruin the balance between the non-slave states and the pro-slave states.” What do you think about this new act and how do you think this new act will affect this country?
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