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In 1848 what constituted the boundary between slave states and free states?
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What established the 36 30 boundary line between the free and slave states?
How did the Missouri Compromise settle disputes between the north and the south?
Why is the difference between black and whites known as A Mason-Dixon Memory?
Why did Congress choose 36 30'N as the boundary between the free states and slave states west of the Mississippi River?
What was the dividing line between slave and free states?
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What year was slavery banned in the northwest territory?
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The political balance between slave and free states as of 1819 was disturbed by?
What was enacted in 1820 to keep a balance between slave states and free states?
The Missouri Compromise that provided: - Missouri State would be a Slave State; - for the future, in the remaining territory obtained through the Louisiana Purchase, no Slave State would have been made north of a line represented by the parallel 36 ° 30 ', coincident with the southern boundary of Missouri. - it was also established that along the Missouri would be admitted a new state, the Maine, which balanced the number of Free States with that of Slave States.
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Why were Southerners concerned about Missouri becoming a state?
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What did the line of the Missouri compromise define?
What imaginary line once separated free states from slave states?
Why did congress choose 36 degrees 30 as the boundary between the free states and slave states west of Mississippi river?
This latitude followed the Southern border of the new state of Missouri. It was taken as the parallel that would mark the divide between slave-states and free soil, in the rest of the lands acquired from France in the Louisiana Purchase. It kept the peace for thirty years, until the huge territories acquired from Mexico rendered it obsolete.
What was the fight between slave and non-slave states?
What admitted both Maine and Missouri to the Union and fixed the boundary between slave and free territories?
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Admitted both Maine and Missouri to the Union and fixed the boundary between slave and free territories?
What was an attempt to maintain an equal balance between free states and slave states?
What was the main idea of the Missouri compromise?
What problem did Missouri's request for statehood cause?
Missouri's request for statehood touched off a sectional crisis between the northern, non-slave states and the south, slave holding states. The crisis was whether Missouri any states in general would become slave holding states or not. The promblems did Missouris request for statehood cause is Missouris request for statehood touched off a sectional crisis between the northern non-slave state and the south. Slave holding states. The crisis was wheather Missouri any states in general would become slave holding states or not.
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How did European expansion of the slave trade affect African states between 1600 and 1700?