This blog page is being used by Belthorne Design Studios to share research information relating to US History from 1850 to 1900 and any other fantastic graphic design creations. Final quilt piece information can be found at the Quilting a Nation page (please click link to the right).
Fugitive Slave Act, Isabella Peterson and Lara Tucker Karens class
This is a picture of a speech presented by John Hossack who spoke out against the Fugitive Slave Act. He was an abolitionist and his home was a stop on the Underground Railroad. He was convicted for viotating the Act by helping Jim Gray, an African American escape slave catchers. The speech was agianst the fugitive slave act.