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    The 1820 Missouri Compromise

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    The 1820 Missouri Compromise Slavery and the Civil War Research Task- Describe the role of the 1820 Missouri Compromise in the campaign against slavery! The 1820 Missouri Compromise played a large role in the campaign against slavery. In 1819 Missouri became a statehood and congress considered framing a state constitution, with this a representative attempted to add a anti-slavery legislation with it. This is what started the process of the campaign against slavery. Henry

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    missouri compromise

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    of 1787 outlawed slavery of the current territory of the United States, but after the purchase of the Louisiana Territory and the settlement to come, the question of slavery was once again forced into the political arena of our country.1 The Missouri Compromise would be an effort to once again silence this issue. The articulate speeches of the 16th congress both north and south showed the strong positions held by each side. The defense of slavery in the 1790 – 1820 period may be characterized generally

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    Missouri Compromise

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    Missouri Compromise In 1819, the territory of Missouri applied for statehood. It was the first new state to be taken from the land acquired in the Louisiana Purchase. The issue of Missouri attempting to become a state sparked much debate and controversy. The debate in Congress was mainly about sectional power and not whether slavery was right or wrong. The people from the North disagreed with the added representation in Congress and in the Electoral College. Since Missouri would be a slave

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    The Missouri Compromise

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    The Missouri Compromise A compromise is when two or more parties in disagreement reach an agreement that does not give all sides exactly what they want, but enough of what they want so that they can be happy. Compromise is the best possible solution to a conflict however it does not always work. One needs only to look at situations such as the Bosnia-Herzegovina to see that. During the events prior to the American Civil War, many different compromises were made in an attempt to impede the growing

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    The Missouri Compromise

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    the history of America, there were many compromises made as a desperate attempt to make both groups of people of either side happy as much as they could. In this case, the United States tried to avoid war with a series of political compromises in an attempt to reduce sectional tensions between the North and South, which proved to be ineffective. In a time of quarreling over concerns in politics, a productive way to end a conflict was to just create a compromise. However, by the year 1860, those sectional

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    Missouri Compromise

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    Position on Slaver During the 1820’s Missouri Compromise Slavery began as early as 1619 in colonial America, and lasted until 1865 when the 13th amendment to the Constitution was adopted. Back in 1819 when Missouri was asking to become a slave state, it brought up a debate over the balance of slave and free states. Before the Missouri Compromise was proposed, the Northern states began to protest against Congress having the power to prevent slavery in a new state. They believed that the people

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    There were three major compromises, which attempted to be the solution to deal with the problem of slavery however none of them were fully successful in their motives on the subject. The first of the compromises, which attempted to be the solution to slavery, which I would like to cover, is The Missouri Compromise, which was passed in 1820. Basically the Missouri Compromise was the agreement between the North and the South passed by congress in 1820, which allowed Missouri to become the 24th state

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    throughout new territories and regions. The north's decision was based on factors such as political and economical threat instead of a moral threat, as it was depicted in the Missouri Compromise. However, the Compromise of 1850 , showed a more argument towards the morality threat, making it more united than ever. The Missouri Compromise had an interesting political action, It depicted the norths disagreement towards slavery was more of a political issue rather than a moral argument. In the early 19th century

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    2. The Missouri Compromise went into motion when Missouri had a very well set population and applied for Statehood. When this began it started a battle in congress on the topic of slavery and its legality. The resolution of the Missouri Compromise of 1820 was that it established clear slave states, free states, states that are closed to slavery and also states open to slavery. It brought about restrictions on slavery by limiting future slave states to below the 36°30’ line. Missouri also established

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    The Missouri Compromise of 1820 prohibited slavery in the Louisiana Purchase. There was a balance within the United States of the states allowed to have slavery. This balance continued as a battle raged for thirty years over the issue of slavery. This slave issue, however, was not addressed by Congress. Freedom for whites coexisted with bondage for African Americans. When the Union at the Constitutional Convention in 1787 drafted the U.S. Constitution it recognized the right of a state to regulate

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