“Show Me the Receipt from the Almighty!”

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In the decades leading up to the civil war, standing against the constitution could get you ostracized, fined, imprisoned and worse. Standing with the constitution was safer and even for some financially lucrative. Your comfort in society revolved around where you stood on the Fugitive Slave Acts of 1793 and 1850. These federal laws demanded the return of a runaway or fugitive slave to his servitude. Compassionate…

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