Essay on The 1820 Missouri Compromise

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The 1820 Missouri Compromise
Slavery and the Civil War

Research Task- Describe the role of the 1820 Missouri Compromise in the campaign against slavery!

The 1820 Missouri Compromise played a large role in the campaign against slavery. In 1819 Missouri became a statehood and congress considered framing a state constitution, with this a representative attempted to add a anti-slavery legislation with it. This is what started the process of the campaign against slavery. Henry Clay made a large contribution toward this compromise in 1820, with his new ideas on how to settle the conflict between the North and the South, which lasted until 1954.All the compromise’s made from 1820's to the Kansas Nebraska compromise …show more content…

Due to the compromise in the 1820, stimulation of freeing of slaves in the North was strengthened, along with the laws of slave rights in the south. It revealed to the North, that slavery was rapidly falling out, and the economic consequences could be a major problem as cotton gin was such a successful profit with the use of slaves in the south.

In 1832, the New England Anti-Slavery society was formed. Men in the North joined with the South in the effort to keep the subject of slavery out of National Politics, the reason for this is the extreme debate of 1820 Missouri compromise, and the angry defiance of the Tallmadge’s. As the abolition of slavery of the National District of Columbia had been sent by people supporting anti-slavery, they had been referred, as it was only a small committee and it was thought that little conflict would occur. However, with opening of the sessions in 1835, some of the Northern Members began to debate the question. Slade of Vermont, who was serving his sixth congressional term, wanted a abolitionist petition be printed. The Southerners reaction to this was expressed through a violent protest, they also called on congress to stop interfering with slavery in the certain districts. Slade took up the challenge to speak with these protestors through a speech, which revived the unpleasantries of the 1820 Missouri Compromise.

By 1854 the Missouri Organization was overdue along with other

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