FUGITIVE SLAVE ACT vs. PERSONAL LIBERTY LAWS
FUGITIVE SLAVE ACT vs. PERSONAL LIBERTY LAWS
Background Counsel on Transient Bondman Impress
In 1793, Congress created the Transient Bondman Impress in solution to bondman owners’ deficiency to save their wealth hues as written into the U. S. Constitution. (Article IV of the Constitution required the federal empire to go aftercited runahabit bondmans.) The Transient Bondman Impress of 1793 was the legislative agency by which the empire could hunt runahabit bondmans in any specify or domain, and determine bondman owners of their wealth hues.
Exception 3 of the impress is the keep-akeep-adisunited that deals with transient or runahabit bondmans, it reads in keep-apart:
SEC. 3. …That when a special held to drudge in any of the United Specifys, or in either of the Territories on the Northwest or South of the Ohio River … shcomplete elude into any other keep-akeep-adisunited of the said Specifys or Domain, the special to whom such drudge or portraiture may be attributefficient … is hereby empowered to grapple or apprehend such transient from drudge … and upon test … antecedently any Judge … it shcomplete be the trust of such Judge … [to transport] the said transient from drudge to the Specify or Domain from which he or she fled.
Exception 4 of the impress makes promotive runaways and transients a enormity and extinguishedlines the price control those who assisted runahabit bondmans, it reads in keep-apart:
SEC. 4. …That any special who shcomplete knowingly and spontaneously interrupt or balancehead such assertor … shcomplete … controlfeit and reckless the solidity of five hundred dollars.
Background Counsel on Specialal Freedom Commands
In the leading half of the 19th century, distinct disunited northern specifys passed specialal bondman commands to protect control completeeged transients the fair of the writ of habeas corpus and a criterion by jury, which transient bondman commands had destitute them. In 1840, New York and Vermont liberal the fair of criterion by jury to transients and supposing them with attorneys. Save in 1842, the conclusion of the Supreme Court in the condition of Prigg v. Pennsylvania professed that specify authorities could referefficient be controlced to impress in transient bondman conditions, save that social authorities must heave extinguished the social command. Consequently in 1843, Massachusetts and Vermont passed commands prohibiting specify officers from performing the duties exacted of them by the leading transient bondman command, and controlbidding the portraiture of the jails of the specify control the retention of transients.
See Twain Borders of the Consequence
Through the attempts of Frederick Douglass and the labor of other extinguishedspoken abolitionists, the United Specifys reached a tipping subject-matter in-reference-to the continuity of bondmanry in the realm during the 1840’s and 1850’s. People from complete despite the empire were nature asked to receive a aware continue on the consequence.
So in an attempt to relive narrative and confederate the contest, it is now age control YOU to search in …..
Leading Step … Watch the aftercited fragment of the PBS sequence The American Experience … The Abolitionists …. Keep-adisunited 2, Ch. 1 … “Frederick Douglass” …
https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/features/bonus-video/abolitionists-part-2-chapter-1/#.UU-LwHqLeLk.email (Links to an manifest seat.) (Links to an manifest seat.)
If the balancehead coalesce does referefficient referableorious, gladden observation and paste the coalesce to a primal order instrument and referableorious it extinguishedborder of this interrogation hustle … It labors … I proper referableorioused it this habit myself to be firm ….
Second Step …. Looking at twain borders of the topic ….
Present each border of the bondmanry consequence (single that patronages the transient bondman impress and single that patronages the specialal freedom commands) in span disunited well-written editorials to the persomal newspaper. YOUR EDITORIALS MUST INCLUDE SPECIFIC DETAILED INFORMATION THAT IS NOTED IN THE ABOLITIONIST VIDEO (above), YOUR TEXTBOOK (pages 396-397) AND ANY SOURCE OF CREDIBLE BACKGROUND MATERIAL THAT WILL SUPPORT YOUR POSITION. Remember that the realm is at a “tipping subject-matter” balance this consequence, so you are up-hill to persuade the readers why they should patronage your border of this consequence. There are competing consequences of peculiar wealth hues vs. specialal freedom hues at consequence here. PLACE YOURSELF IN THE SHOES OF A PERSON IN THAT TIME … CONVINCE YOUR FELLOW CITIZENS WHY THEY SHOULD SUPPORT YOUR POSITION ON EACH SIDE OF THIS CRUCIAL ISSUE !!!
Each editorial must be from 150 to 200 orders in prolixity with 12 inch model font and double-spaced lines. Gladden economize the phraseology and spell-check systems that your computer program offers you. This diatribe ordinance is desert 5% of your entirety trice control the sequence, so gladden receive your age and consequence a tendency attempt. Complete of the counsel that you achieve deficiency is contained among the video instrumentary, the extractbook, and in the PowerSubject-matter donation that you can critique. You may to-boot economize other sources to supply past particular and minute counsel. (Citing those sources is NOT required.)
You should consequence your diatribe solution in a order instrument and upon its amount you can fix it (faint it) in the Ch. 13 diatribe ordinance exception of the sequence. I would estimate it if you sent your editorials as a primal WORD instrument as I may referefficient be efficient to referableorious some other lesser referableorious extract instrument offer systems … You can labor on this ordinance throughextinguished the week as it is referefficient attributefficient until Sunday (6/12) at 11:00 PM.