April 23, 2019

Presidential Spotlight: Millard Fillmore

Millard Fillmore's messages to Congress Message to the Senate announcing the death of President Zachary Taylor  July 9, 1850 First Annual Message to Congress Second Annual Message to Congress Third Annual Message to Congress Documents The agitation of slavery. Who commenced! And who can end it!! Buchanan and Fillmore compared from the record. 1856 pamphlet "Read! Read!!" Being a reply to "a statement proving Millard Fillmore, the candidate of the Whig party for the … [Read more...]

Primary Source Spotlight: Fugitive Slave Law

Practical illustration of the Fugitive Slave Law Effects of the Fugitive-Slave-Law Triumph Fugitive slave law political cartoons Fugitive slave bill ... Approved, September 18, 1850. Millard Fillmore Things to be remembered. Remember that the Whig administration of Millard Fillmore enacted the Fugitive Slave bill, in violation of the constitution and all the legal safeguards of personal liberty Fugitive Slave Law, Senate Congressional Globe documents Fugitive Slave Law, … [Read more...]