Anthony Burns: The Defeat and Triumph of a Fugitive Slave / Hamilton, Virginia

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Summary

A biography of the slave who escaped to Boston in 1854, was arrested at the instigation of his owner, and whose trial caused a furor between abolitionists and those determined to enforce the Fugitive Slave Acts.

Keywords

Anthony Burns, Slavery.African-American.

Reading Levels

Ages 9 - 13 / Grades 4 - 8

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