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The Missouri Compromise Chapter 15 Test. THE MISSOURI COMPROMISE OF 1820 TIMELINE 1820 1817 1818 1819 MISSISSIPPI ENTERS THE UNION AS A SLAVE STATE ILLINOIS.

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1 The Missouri Compromise Chapter 15 Test

2 THE MISSOURI COMPROMISE OF 1820 TIMELINE MISSISSIPPI ENTERS THE UNION AS A SLAVE STATE ILLINOIS ENTERS THE UNION AS A FREE STATE ALABAMA ENTERS THE UNION AS SLAVE STATE. BALANCE OF POWER BETWEEN SLAVE STATES AND FREE STATES IS EQUAL IN CONGRESS APPLICATION BY MISSOURI TO ENTER THE UNION AS A SLAVE STATE. THE MISSOURI COMPROMISE OF 1820 IS DRAFTED BY BY HENRY CLAY OF KENTUCKY AND BECOMES LAW. * MISSOURI ENTERS THE UNION AS SLAVE STATE. * MAINE ENTERS THE UNION AS A FREE STATE. * BOUNDARY FOR SLAVERY IN THE WEST IS SET. * BALANCE OF POWER BETWEEN FREE STATES AND SLAVE STATES REMAINS EQUAL. THE MISSOURI COMPROMISE ALSO SET THE BOUNDARY FOR SLAVERY IN THE UNITED STATES. SLAVERY WAS BANNED NORTH OF 36, 30' LATITUDE IN THE LANDS ACQUIRED WITH THE LOUISIANA PURCHASE. BY 1820 THE UNITED STATES HAD GROWN TO INCLUDE TWENTYTWO STATES. 1. ELEVEN STATES WERE FREE STATES - SLAVERY WAS PROHIBITED. 2. ELEVEN STATES WERE SLAVE STATES - SLAVERY WAS ALLOWED.

3 Below is a map of the free states and the slave states because of the Missouri Compromise.

4 The Missouri Compromise 1. Who wrote the Missouri Compromise? Henry Clay James Monroe Mr. Gilbert 2. What year was the Missouri Compromise written? After the Missouri Compromise the number of free states and slave states was? different the same 4. After the Missouri Compromise: slave states free states The North were The South were 5. In 1820, how many states were in the United States? 22

5 SLAVE AND FREE STATES Slave States Free States Directions: Click and drag each state below into the slave state column or the free states column. States: Illinois Ohio Missouri Alabama Pennsylvania Tennessee North Carolina New York Louisiana Vermont


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