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The Missouri Compromise was a United States federal statute devised by Henry Clay. It regulated slavery in the country's western territories by prohibiting the ...

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Find out more about the history of Missouri Compromise, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. Get all the facts on ...

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Missouri Compromise summary: The Missouri Compromise of 1820 was an effort by the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives to maintain a balance of ...

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Citation: Conference committee report on the Missouri Compromise, March 1, 1820; Joint Committee of Conference on the Missouri Bill, 03/01/1820-03/06/ 1820; ...

Africans in America/Part 3/Missouri Compromise - PBS

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The 1819 application for statehood by the Missouri Territory sparked a bitter debate in Congress over the issue of slavery in the new territories that had been  ...

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Missouri Compromise, 1820–21, measures passed by the U.S. Congress to end the first of a series of crises concerning the extension of slavery.

Missouri Compromise | United States [1820] | Britannica.com

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Jun 1, 2015 ... Missouri Compromise, (1820), in U.S. history, measure worked out between the North and the South and passed by the U.S. Congress that ...

The Missouri Compromise - Civil War Trust

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Furthermore, the compromise provided that all new states below the 36'30 parallel (the southern border of Missouri) would permit slavery, while all new states ...

Missouri Compromise - The Lehrman Institute

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The decisive vote on slavery in Missouri would not occur for a year after this speech. Ultimately, the Missouri Compromise would postpone a sectional Civil War ...

The Missouri Compromise - America's Story from America's Library

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The Missouri Compromise. In 1819, a time of serious economic problems, President Monroe was faced with another crisis. Missouri was the first state to be  ...

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The Missouri Compromise was passed in 1820 admitting Missouri as a slave state and Maine as a free state.
This law also prohibited slavery in the Louisiana Territory north of the 36° 30´ latitude line, with the exception of Missouri.
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In an effort to preserve the balance of power in Congress between slave and free states, the Missouri Compromise was passed in 1820 admitting Missouri as a ...

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Most white Americans agreed that western expansion was crucial to the health of the nation. But what should be done about slavery in the West?

The Missouri Compromise, 1820-1821 - Teaching American History

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The Missouri Compromise, 1820-1821. LOADING. 100%. Population in 1820. Order of admission to statehood: Land area of state in square miles: Total: Male:.