The Fugitive Slave Act?
What was the difference between the Fugitive Slave Act of 1973 and 1850?
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the Fugitive Slave Act was passed by the U.S. Congress on September 18, 1850, as part of the Compromise of 1850 between Southern slaveholding interests and Northern Free-Soilers. this was one of the most controversial acts of the 1850 compromise and heightened Northern fears of a "slave power conspiracy". it declared that all runaway slaves be brought back to their masters