Saturday, December 18, 2010

Crittenden Compromise

United States Senator John J. Crittenden of Kentucky introduces a resolution before a special Congressional committee to conciliate Southerners by restoring the Missouri Compromise line, extending the 36 degree 30 minute line to separate slave and non-slave soil to the California border, to protect slavery where it is established, and to compensate owners whose fugitive slaves are not recovered/1860

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