The Fugitive Slave Act

By Talia

Who was involved with the Fugitive Slave Act?

Slaves, and all citizens were involved.

What was the Fugitive Slave Act?

The Fugitive Slave Act was an Act that required all citizens help capture slaves that were trying to runaway.

Where did the Fugitive Slave Act take place?

The Fugitive Slave Act mostly took place in the South where most of the slaves were.

When was the Slave Act put in place?

The Act was passed by Congress on September 18,1850.
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Why was the Fugitive Slave Act passed?

The Fugitive Slave Act was passed because people of the South didn't want their slaves to run away and become free in the North. As a result of this, they set up the Fugitive Slave Act and made all citizens catch slaves if they saw them trying to run away.