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Slaves waiting to be auctioned in Virginia 1856 Stock Photo, Royalty Free Image: 131277752 - Alamy

The Missouri Compromise was an agreement passed in 1820 between the pro-slavery and anti-slavery factions in the United States Congress, involving primarily the regulation of slavery in the western territories.

The Missouri Compromise was an agreement passed in 1820 between the pro-slavery and anti-slavery factions in the United States Congress, involving primarily the regulation of slavery in the western territories.

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Dunmore's Proclamation declaring Martial law in the Colony of Virginia, proclaimed November several months after the beginning of the American Revolutionary War

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Slave Life — these were people being used as cheap labor, often overworked, mistreated, and underfed. Seen here is a slave family standing next to baskets of recently-picked cotton in the fields of a plantation near Savannah, Georgia in the

Runaway slave notice, Baltimore, September 12, 1814.

Runaway slave notice, Baltimore, September 12, 1814.

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