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Map shows Free and slave states & territories by repeal of the Missouri Compromise. Portraits are of John C. Fremont & W.L. Dayton.

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  • Massachusetts United States History I.36 for material on the coming of the Civil War, including links related to:
    • Missouri Compromise (1820)
    • South Carolina Nullification Crisis (1832-1833)
    • Wilmot Proviso (1846)
    • Compromise of 1850
    • Publication of Harriet Beecher Stowe’s Uncle Tom’s Cabin (1851-1852)
    • Kansas-Nebraska Act (1854)
    • Dred Scott Supreme Court case (1857)
    • Lincoln-Douglas debates (1858)
    • John Brown’s raid on Harper’s Ferry (1859)
    • Election of Abraham Lincoln (1860)


Abraham Lincoln on the day of his Cooper Union Address
Abraham Lincoln on the day of his Cooper Union Address


primary_sources.PNGCooper Union Address, Abraham Lincoln, February 27, 1860