What decision forbade slavery forever in the Louisiana Purchase north of the 36°30' parallel?

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Sim W. Share
Mar 23, 2018

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The Missouri Promise in 1820

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In 1820, Missouri joined the Union and Maine(originally part of New Hamsphire) joined the Union as a free state. Missouri became the limit of where slavery was legal and thus slavery was abolished above the 36°30 parallel.

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