slave state

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any of the southern states in which slavery was legal prior to the American Civil War

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He quickly learned that there were many slave catchers in New York City, even though he was no longer in a slave jurisdiction and no longer under the laws of a slave state.
Though a will from 1821 clearly indicated that it was Randolph's desire to emancipate his slaves and provide them land outside of the slave state of Virginia, a controversial 1832 will clouded the issue, delaying the slaves' exodus for several years.
In the period before the Civil War, there were those who advocated destroying slavery in the slave states, where the national government's constitutional authority to do so was weak or nonexistent.
Black History Month Program Michael Potaski discusses Uxbridge slave owners when Massachusetts was a slave state, 6:30 p.
Yet lone women read his essay about a night in jail, "the only house in a slave State in which a free man can abide with honor.
Qatar is a modern day slave state," International Trade Union Confederation's General Secretary Sharan Burrow told RT.
More American than Southern explores the social forces that drove Kentucky's loyalties--though Kentucky was a slave state that had strong historical and cultural ties with the South, a growing urban middle class in the 1830's swayed its demographics, forming a population base that saw no need for slavery or a "master class" of plantation owners.
A riveting historical novel set in 1848, Willow tells the story of a young woman living on the border between the slave state of Maryland and the free state of Pennsylvania.
So, to give a sampling of that view, Luther Martin of the slave state Maryland called for abolishing the slave trade because it was "inconsistent with the principles of the revolution.
Fazl said Pakistan has always been presented or introduced in front of the international community as a slave state.
When Congress passed the Kansas-Nebraska Act of 1854, a bill that allowed slavery to extend into the western territories by popular sovereignty, Senator Charles Sumner of Massachusetts seethed in outrage, fearful that Kansas would enter the Union as a slave state.
Night Running: How James Escaped with the Help of His Faithful Dog" is an exciting, beautifully produced children's book about the true story of the escape of a slave named James Smith who was aided in his flight from the slave state of (West) Virginia to Ohio by his faithful hunting dog, Zeus.
With these readings, Wong supports her assertion that lawsuits of sailors provided foundations for alliances and forced lawmakers to reconsider the lines of exclusion from and containment within a slave state.
What made the addition of new slave state representatives and senators so ominous in the antislavery imagination was the policy implications of a congress increasingly dominated by slaveholders.