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    This posting explains why the issue of admitting Missouri to the Union precipitated a major national crisis. Why did the North and the South each agree to the terms of the Missouri Compromise?

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    Please allow these ideas to help:

    First, please note how the 1819 application for statehood precipitated a major national crisis and raging debate in Congress over the issue of slavery in the new territories. As a result of the Louisiana Purchase of 1803, please note the division. For example, there was a concern that the South would have an ...

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    Factors related to North and South in terms of the agreement are briefly overviewed.

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