No, because back then slaves were considered property. if your dog ran into another state, would it still be your dog
Because the slave owners didn't have to pay for the free labour the slave were giving them.
The slave has to either work a certain number of years, or escape and go to the north.
To the best of my knowledge, a child inherited their legal status from their mother. therefore a female slaves child would be a slave, and a citizens child would be a citizen.
This the typical definition of a slave.
At the age of 25, but not as a child. She was born into slavery.
When Florida became a state in 1845, it was considered a slave state.
The slave state with more free black people than slaves was Virginia. Though there was much debate about whether the state should be considered a slave state or free state due to the number of free slaves.
In a free society everyone was free and equal there were no slaves but a slave society everyone isn't created equal and others who are considered inferior are forced to serve others.