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Anthony Burns: The Defeat and Triumph of a Fugitive Slave


Book Description
The year is 1854, and Anthony Burns, a 20-year-old Virginia slave, has escaped to Boston. But according to the Fugitive Slave Act, a runaway can be captured in any free state, and Anthony is soon imprisoned. The antislavery forces in Massachusetts are outraged, but the federal government backs the Fugitive Slave Act, sparking riots in Boston and fueling the Abolitionist movement. Written with all... More
Book Information
PublisherScholastic, Inc.
BindingMass Market Paperback (16 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of PagesN/A
ISBN-10B004S4DNPI
Publication Date/1989
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About Virginia Hamilton (Author) : Virginia Hamilton is a published author of children's books and young adult books. Some of the published credits of Virginia Hamilton include House of Dies Drear, The Planet of Junior Brown.
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