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Author Baker, H. Robert
Title The Rescue of Joshua Glover : A Fugitive Slave, the Constitution, and the Coming of the Civil War
Imprint Athens, OH : Ohio University Press, 2006
©2006
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Edition 1st ed
Descript 1 online resource (212 pages)
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Series Series on Law, Society, and Politics in the Midwest Ser
Series on Law, Society, and Politics in the Midwest Ser
Note Cover -- Title Page -- Copyright -- Dedication -- Contents -- List of Illustrations -- Preface -- One: Rescuing Joshua Glover -- Two: The Fugitive Slave Act -- Three: The Disappearance of Joshua Glover -- Four: Citizenship and the Duty to Resist -- Five: The Wisconsin Supreme Court and the Fugitive Slave Act -- Six: The Constitution before the People -- Seven: Denouement -- Coda: The Ends of History -- Notes -- Selected Bibliography -- Index
On March 11, 1854, the people of Wisconsin prevented agents of the federal government from carrying away the fugitive slave, Joshua Glover. Assembling in mass outside the Milwaukee courthouse, they demanded that the federal officers respect his civil liberties as they would those of any other citizen of the state
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Baker, H. Robert The Rescue of Joshua Glover : A Fugitive Slave, the Constitution, and the Coming of the Civil War Athens, OH : Ohio University Press,c2006 9780821416907
Subject Booth, Sherman M. -- Trials, litigation, etc.;Glover, Joshua.;United States. -- Fugitive slave law (1850);Fugitive slaves -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States -- History -- 19th century.;Fugitive slaves -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Wisconsin -- History -- 19th century
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