The rescue of Joshua Glover : a fugitive slave, the constitution, and the coming of the civil war / H. Robert Baker.

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 citize...

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Main Author: Baker, H. Robert
Format: eBook
Published: Athens, Ohio : Ohio University Press, ©2006.
Series:Ohio University Press series on law, society, and politics in the Midwest.
Online Access:Click for online access
Table of Contents:
  • Rescuing Joshua Glover
  • The Fugitive Slave Act
  • The disappearance of Joshua Glover
  • Citizenship and the duty to resist
  • The Wisconsin Supreme Court and the Fugitive Slave Act
  • The Constitution before the people
  • Denouement
  • The ends of history.