Fugitive Slave Laws

History professor Elizabeth Varon taught a lecture course in the fall of 2010 on the “Rise and Fall of the Slave South.” In this day’s lecture,… read more

Fugitive Slave Laws History professor Elizabeth Varon taught a lecture course in the fall of 2010 on the “Rise and Fall of the Slave South.” In this day’s lecture, she focused on the Fugitive Slave Law and the Sectional Crisis, covering the rising sectional tensions of the 1850s with an emphasis on the Underground Railroad’s role in combating the new 1850 federal slave-catching law. close

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Fugitive Slave Laws

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Program ID:
295797-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Speech
Location:
Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 05, 2011 | 8:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Feb 06, 2011 | 12:59pm EST | C-SPAN 3

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  • Feb 05, 2011 | 8:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 06, 2011 | 12:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 06, 2011 | 12:59pm EST | C-SPAN 3
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