Events Leading up to the Civil War
The Compromise of 1850
how slaves escaped their harsh lives to find freedom.
New Mexico Territory
The land the Northern States bought from Texas.
The Northern States, Southern States, Territories.
The Fugitive Slave Law of 1850
Frederick Douglass was a famous abolitionist.
The Fugitive Slave Act
Made escape harder in the Underground Railroad for slaves.
A person held in servitude as the chattel of another.