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slavery, Supreme Court, emancipation, Thirteenth Amendment, Fugitive Slave Law, Dred Scott v. Sandford, Colonial America, House of Burgesses

Library of Congress Subject Headings

House of Burgesses, Virginia, Slaves--Emancipation, United States--History--Colonial period ca. 1600-1775, Slavery--United States, United States, Dred Scott v. Sandford, Constitution. 13th Amendment, Supreme Court, Slavery--Law and legislation, Fugitive slave law (1850)