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Map - "Special Status" of Missouri as "Slave State"

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The Missouri Compromise prohibited slavery in all areas acquired by the United States in the "Louisiana Purchase" EXCEPT for Missouri.

This map depicts Missouri's "Special Status." 

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Media Credits

Image, Library of Congress.

USGS (U.S. Geological Survey) map depicting territorial growth by 1820 (the year of the Missouri Compromise).

 

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