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8. Fugitive Slave Act of 1850
These 9 Laws Were Once Passed In The U.S.
Enacted in 1850, the law required that fugitive slaves from the southern states be returned if captured in the north. Incredibly unpopular, it galvanized the north's opinion on slavery. This added to the tension that would spark the Civil War.
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