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Missouri Compromise
used in To Kill a Mockingbird

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an agreement between pro-slavery and anti-slavery factions in the United States which, among other things, admitted Missouri as a slave state and Main as free state to maintain the balance of free and slave states
  • "Tell you, Atticus," Cousin Ike would say, "the Missouri Compromise was what licked us, but if I had to go through it agin I'd walk every step of the way there an' every step back jist like I did before an' furthermore we'd whip 'em this time... now in 1864, when Stonewall Jackson came around by— I beg your pardon, young folks."
    p. 101.7
Missouri Compromise = agreement between pro-slavery and anti-slavery factions in the United States
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