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Missouri Compromise at 200

Event Details

Thursday, November 21, 2019
9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Lower Level, University Club
Join the CSLD for a one-day conference discussing the Missouri Compromise and its legacy. At a time when the United States was precariously balanced with an even number of slave and free states, Missouri’s proposal for statehood as a slaveholding state threatened to tip the scales. The Missouri Compromise, allowing Maine to join as a free state along with Missouri, provided an uneasy solution to the crisis for a time. Two hundred years later, how should we view the Missouri Compromise?