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U.S. Time Periods » 1850-1877: Civil War & Reconstruction

Fugitive from Labor Cases: Henry Garnett and Moses Honner

encourages students to analyze historic documents related to two fugitive slave cases and determine the impact events of the period 1850 to 1860 had on them. The Henry Garnett and Moses Honner cases demonstrates the political crisis in the 1850s arising over the issue of slavery and the necessity for the enactment of the 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments to the U.S. Constitution. This lesson correlates to the National History Standards and the National Standards for Civics and Government. (National Archives and Records Administration)

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Moses Honner, 1860 Warrant. ARC Identifier: 279023

1860 warrant for Moses Honner

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