What was the whole compromise of the Compromise of Missouri in 1820?
The Missouri Compromise was an attempt to maintain the balance
of power between the North and South when Missouri petitioned for
statehood. The Compromise allowed Missouri, a slave state, and
Maine, a free state, in together thereby maintaining equality
between the two sides. However, the Compromise went on to prohibit
slavery in the rest of the Louisiana Purchase that was north of
The Missouri Compromise that was passed in 1820 was between the pro slavery and anti slavery factions in the United States Congress.
What did the Missouri compromise (1820)the compromise of 1850 and the Kansas-Nebraska Act (1854) attempt to do?
If The Missouri Compromise of 1820 brought Missouri into the union as a slave state and which of these states as a free state?
The proposal of House Speaker allowed the Missouri Compromise of 1820 resolve the slave and free state problem facing the US Congress. His deal which was accepted, split part of Massachusetts, allowing for a new state, Maine to be created and as a free state. This allowed for slave vs free to be balanced as then Missouri could enter as a slave state.
How the Missouri Compromise of 1820 reached its compromise is that they realized that Main was neither of the two .It wasn't a slave state nor was it a free state so they decided that Maine should be a free state because of its environment with all the factories and that Missouri should be a slave state because of its large plantations.