What was one of the most objectionable components of the compromise of 1850 to the northerners?

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    The Fugitive Slave Act was the most outrageous element to the northerners who cared. It led to the growth of the underground railroad and created situations that seemed highly "unfair."


    Compromise of 1850 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    The Compromise of 1850 was an intricate package of five bills, passed in September 1850, defusing a four-year confrontation between the slave states of the ...

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    Of all the bills that made up the Compromise of 1850, the Fugitive Slave Act was the most controversial. It required citizens to assist in the recovery of ...

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    Source(s): Googled it to check what I thought it was...it was.
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