The Slave Catchers: Enforcement of the Fugitive Slave Law, 1850-1860

The Slave Catchers: Enforcement of the Fugitive Slave Law, 1850-1860

by Stanley W. Campbell

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Overview

In this thoroughly researched documentation of a historically controversial issue, the author considers the background, passage, and constitutionality of the Fugitive Slave Law. The author's relation of public opinion and the executive policy regarding the much disputed law will help the reader reach a decision as to whether the law was actually a success or failure, legally and socially.

Originally published in 1970.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780807811412
Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press
Publication date: 01/01/1970
Pages: 296
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)
Lexile: 1380L (what's this?)

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