TITLE

Georgia Platform of 1850

PUB. DATE
August 2017
SOURCE
Georgia Platform of 1850;8/1/2017, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Primary Source Document
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents the text of the Georgia Platform of 1850. Georgia's commitment to the Union; Opinion of recent acts by the US Congress to abolish slavery in incoming states; Threat of secession should the Fugitive Slave Law not pass Congress.
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21213118

 

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