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Fugitive Slave Act Isabella Peterson and Lara Tucker Karens class
This is a poster showing the fugitive slave act. It is discribing that all free colored people need to have caution of slave catchers and kidnappers. This poster came out in april 24 1851 one year after the fugitive slave act became legal