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Great Compromise


In 1820 a law was passed to admit Maine and Missouri into the Union together, one free, the other slave, as part of Henry Clay’s first great compromise.
John F. Kennedy  --  Profiles in Courage
  internal U.S. compromise in 1787 between more and less populous states whereby representatives are seated by population and senators are seated equally for each state
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  • In 1820 a law was passed to admit Maine and Missouri into the Union together, one free, the other slave, as part of Henry Clay’s first great compromise.
    John F. Kennedy  --  Profiles in Courage
  • And thus Henry Clay knew he must enlist these extraordinary talents on behalf of his Great Compromise.
    John F. Kennedy  --  Profiles in Courage
  • Bitterly assailing the collection of measures which formed the "Great Compromise" and scornfully ridiculing its sponsors, he complained when he was constantly called to order by the presiding officer.
    John F. Kennedy  --  Profiles in Courage
  • No longer did the entire nation breathlessly follow Senate debates, as in the days of the Great Compromise or the Johnson impeachment.
    John F. Kennedy  --  Profiles in Courage
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Associated words [difficulty]:   Great Compromise [8] , Continental Congress [5] , The Federalist Papers [6] , Continental Congress [5] , Lexington and Concord [6] , The Federalist Papers [6] , Federalist Party [7] , Minutemen [7] , Boston Tea Party [8]
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