U.S. History Civil War
What was the reaction of many northerners to the fugitive slave
act of 1850? a. The joined with southerners to prevent runaway
slaves from escaping to Canada? b. The became more vehement
abolitionists. c. They began campaigns to repeal the old “person
libery laws” that had been passed under the Articles of
Confederation. d. They built special jails to accommodate slaves
captured on northern soil.