Fugitive Slave Laws Before the Civil War

Historian James Oakes talked about runaway slaves and the consequences of fugitive slave laws. Professor Oakes argued that tensions between slave… read more

Historian James Oakes talked about runaway slaves and the consequences of fugitive slave laws. Professor Oakes argued that tensions between slave and free states over fugitive slaves was one of the leading factors in the 1850s leading to the Civil War. This event was part of a conference hosted by Yale University’s Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition. close

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Program ID:
436560-4
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
New Haven, Connecticut, United States
First Aired:
Dec 30, 2017 | 10:30pm EST | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Jan 15, 2018 | 4:00am EST | C-SPAN 3

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  • Dec 30, 2017 | 10:30pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 31, 2017 | 4:29pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 01, 2018 | 2:25am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 14, 2018 | 7:59am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 15, 2018 | 4:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
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