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What was the Missouri Compromise?: and other questions about the struggle over slavery

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Publisher:
Lerner Publications,
Pub. Date:
c2012.
Language:
English
Reading Level:
IL: MG - BL: 6.2 - AR Pts: 1
Lexile measure:
840L
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When the Missouri Territory applied for statehood in 1818, the United States had an equal number of free states and slave states. The territory's leaders wanted Missouri to be a slave state. But that would have destroyed the balance of representation in Congress. A heated debate broke out. The southern representatives and Missouri's leaders thought states should be able to decide the slavery question for themselves. Northern members of Congress thought otherwise. Would the Union split apart over the question of slavery? The Missouri Compromise settled the argument and saved the Union--temporarily. So why was the Missouri Compromise of 1820 so controversial? Who was the great compromiser? What were the terms of the Missouri Compromise? Discover the facts about one of the most debated compromises in U.S. history.

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ISBN:
9780761353317
Reading Level:
MG
Level 6.2, 1 Points
Lexile measure:
840L
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series Six questions of American history
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subject_facet Missouri compromise, Slavery. -- United States. -- History, United States -- Politics and government. -- 1815-1861
title_display What was the Missouri Compromise? : and other questions about the struggle over slavery
title_full What was the Missouri Compromise? : and other questions about the struggle over slavery / Wendy Lanier
title_short What was the Missouri Compromise? :
title_sub and other questions about the struggle over slavery
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