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Question

What was the boundary set by the Missouri compromise of 1820?

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  • On the constitutional side, the Compromise of 1820was important as the example of Congressional exclusion of slavery from U.S. territory acquired since the Northwest Ordinance. Following Maine's 1820 andMissouri's 1821 admissions to the Union, no other states were admitted until 1836, when Arkansas was admitted.
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