Did Missouri do The Missouri Compromise?

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The Missouri Compromise was put forth by Senator Henry Clay in an attempt to prevent the addition of the new territory of Missouri, as a slave slate, from tipping the balance of power in Congress to Southern States. Since Missouri was not an official state until this compromise's passing, the state's people had no representation in Congress or ability to affect this bill.
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What was the Missouri Compromise?

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The Missouri Compromise did what?

Drew a line in the sand - everywhere North of that parallel (Missouri's Southern border) to be free soil. It kept the peace for thirty years, until the admission of Californi

What did the the Missouri Compromise do?

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What did the Missouri Compromise and the Compromise of 1850 do?

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Missouri Compromise did what?

Drew a line in the sand. Anywhere North of that line, slavery would be illegal. This kept the situation balanced, and kept the peace for thirty years. Unfortunately, the ru

What was the compromise in The Missouri Compromise?

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