Statistics for occurrence #1 of “United States” in chapter 69 of Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 2.:
...relating, as it does, only to the action of particular States, it would not constitute the shadow of a justification for rebellion against the General government.
In 1842 the Supreme Court of the United States decided that the power of legislation in relation to the recapture of fugitive slaves, is, by the Constitution, vested exclusively in Congress. In 1850 Congress enacted a Fugitive Slave Act, prepared...
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