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Expansion Of Slavery

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The expansion of slavery divided politicians, after the victory with Mexico it renewed a problem over the expansion of slavery. Friction between the North and South began to heat up after the war and soon became difficult to manage toward the end of the 1850’s. The war would impair the Unions strength by cutting through the legislative compromises. The South used political power in a that would not protect minority’s interest called, “Slave Power” to use the Federal government to protect and stretch slavery to other locations.
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