Congress passed a revised Fugitive SlaveAct in 1850. Part of Henry Clay's famed Compromise of 1850—a group of bills that helped quiet early calls for Southern secession—this new law forcibly compelled citizens to assist in the capture of run away slaves.
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Compromise of 1850
CAPTURE ALL OF THE SLAVES!!
A lot of people thought slavery was not right but then there were others who did.