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Transcript of Slave Laws
What Were The Consequences For Aiding Slave Fugitives?
They would be fined and put in jail.
1850-Northern's became more defiant in the support of fugitive.
six months' imprisonment and a $500 fine"expensive penalty in those days."
"Bowdoincollege"bowdoin coloege.web. 8 sept. 2014
By: Mckenna Hatt, Jaklyn Schlusler, and Avery Ayliffe
What Were The Specific Laws Regarding Slavery From The 1600's To The End Of The Civil War?
Very powerful instrument its was utilized to gather up escaped slaves or slaves that weren't slaves at all and sent them back to the south.
The compromise of 1850 and the fugitive slave act.
slaves were also whipped harshly, then sent back to work, or beat so bad they became cripple, or even got shoot if trying to escape.
Slave Law of 1850 required residents in free states to aid legal authorities in apprehending runaway slaves. Those who assisted escaping slaves faced a $1000 fine and six months in jail.
Officials who captured a slave received a bonus.
Why do you think there was a slave law?
What were three consequences for being a slave fugitive?
What were the four policing, during slavery, in the 1600's?
during the 1600'S to the civil war there were four types of policing, the Night Watch, the Barbadian Slave Code, the urban Slave Patrols, to the “professional” police forces and other law enforcement agencies.