The Kansas-Nebraska Act prompted revision of the Missouri Compromise.
He proposed the Missouri Compromise of 1820.
Missouri would be admitted to the union as a slave state and Maine as a free state.
John Nelson has written: 'A discourse on the proposed repeal of the Missouri compromise' -- subject(s): Missouri compromise, Slavery
The Missouri Compromise, passed in 1820, admitted Missouri to the ... This time, Speaker of the House Henry Clay proposed that Congress ...
He proposed the American System, and the Missouri Compromise. He was the secretary of state of Adam's.
The name for the compromise proposed by Henry Clay for the admission of Missouri to the United States was the Missouri Compromise. It said that Missouri would be admitted as a slave state and Maine as a free state. It kept the balance of power in the Senate between the slave states and free states. It also called for slavery to be banned from the Louisiana Territory north of the parallel 36˚ 30', Missouri's southern border.
The Missouri Compromise itself (1820). Also the very last compromise attempted before the outbreak of war (Crittenden) proposed that the Missouri Line could be re-established and extended all the way to the Pacific. It was this compromise that Lincoln rejected, because it could have allowed some extension of slavery.
The Missouri compromise was in 1820