Northern Abolitionists did not react favorably to the Fugitive Slave Act. This is because it supported the cause they were against.
No, because it was pro-slavery.
The Northern states resisted the Fugitive Slave Act by simply refusing to enforce it. Once slaves reached the North they were not required to be returned back to their masters.
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The Fugitive Slave Act
Northern people had to catch the slaves running north from the south
by helping the slaves to escape into Canada
They disliked the adoption of a strict fugitive slave law
Fugitive Slave Law of 1850
== == The Fugitive Slave Law required Northern citizens to help catch escaped slaves. But many Northerners hated the law as much as they hated slavery. They ignored it from the time it was passed by Congress. In this way, the Fugitive Slave Law increased the tension between Northerners and Southerners.