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The Missouri Compromise is the title generally attached to the legislation passed by the 16th United States Congress on May 8, 1820. The measures provided ...

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In the years leading up to the Missouri Compromise of 1820, tensions began to rise between pro-slavery and anti-slavery factions within the U.S. Congress and ...

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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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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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Missouri Compromise: (1820), in U.S. history, measure worked out between the North and the South and passed by the U.S. Congress that allowed for ...

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Click here for the text of this historical document. The 1819 application for statehood by the Missouri Territory sparked a bitter debate in Congress over the issue ...

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Slavery and the Missouri Compromise. AboutTranscript. How did westward expansion exacerbate tensions over the institution of slavery? Sal and Kim discuss ...

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The contradictions inherent in the expansion of white male voting rights can also be seen in problems raised by western migration. The new western states were ...

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Jun 19, 2017 ... Learn more about the Missouri Compromise of 1820, a temporary solution to the brewing controversy over slavery in the United States.