Select Page

Today in History: Joshua Glover Set Free; Nullification of Fugitive Slave Act

On this date in 1854, over 2,000 people gathered outside of the courthouse in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, to demand the release of a runaway slave who had been captured and was going to be sent back south.

When the powers-that-be refused, the mob broke Joshua Glover out of jail and spirited him onto the Underground Railroad. He eventually made his way to Canada.

This is one of my favorite historical events. It represents the triumph of liberty over tyranny and exemplifies what can happen when people refuse to submit to unjust laws and institutions.

Learn more about this event here.

@tenthamendmentcenter

“I love this story because it is the triumph of ##freedom over tyranny” ##history ##resist ##nullify ##foryou ##liberty ##libertarian ##otd ##politics

♬ original sound – tenthamendmentcenter

https://www.tiktok.com/embed.js


This post has been republished with permission from a publicly-available RSS feed found on Tenth Amendment Center. The views expressed by the original author(s) do not necessarily reflect the opinions or views of The Libertarian Hub, its owners or administrators. Any images included in the original article belong to and are the sole responsibility of the original author/website. The Libertarian Hub makes no claims of ownership of any imported photos/images and shall not be held liable for any unintended copyright infringement. Submit a DCMA takedown request.

-> Click Here to Read the Original Article <-

About The Author

Tenth Amendment Center

The Tenth Amendment Center works to preserve and protect Tenth Amendment freedoms through information and education. The center serves as a forum for the study and exploration of state and individual sovereignty issues, focusing primarily on the decentralization of federal government power. Visit https://tenthamendmentcenter.com/

Leave a reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Welcome

Bringing together a variety of news and information from some of today’s most important libertarian thought leaders. All feeds are checked and refreshed every hour and pages auto-refresh every 15 minutes. External images are deleted after 30 days.

Time since last refresh: 0 second

Publish Your Own Article

Follow The Libertarian Hub

 

Support Our Work

Support the Libertarian Hub by tipping with Bitcoin!

Weekly Newsletter

Newsletter Signup

Subscribe to our newsletter to receive a weekly email report of the top five most popular articles on the Libertarian Hub!

Weekly Newsletter SignupTop 5 Stories of the Week

Subscribe to our newsletter to receive a weekly email report of the top five most popular articles on the Libertarian Hub!