What Are The Causes Of The Missouri Compromise

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The Missouri Compromise was made as an attempt to deal with the debate that had been going on about slavery. It lasted thirty-four years, but never truly made the North orouth totally happy with the situation. Although the Missouri Compromise did push back the debate on slavery in Missouri, it did not solve the problem as a whole. The tension between the North and South was, in fact reduced for a period of time. Once the Missouri Compromise was declared unconstitutional, the tension once again grew.

After the thirty-four years, the slavery debate became a problem yet again. Therefore, the Missouri Compromise essentially shoved the slavery conflict out of view. Overall, I believe that the compromise resulted in the neither the North nor the
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