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The Missouri Compromise. 1820. In February of 1819, James Tallmadge proposed to ban all slavery in Missouri. The Missouri compromise was established in 1820 between the pro-slavery and the anti-slavery . James Tallmadge.

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    1. The Missouri Compromise

    2. 1820 • In February of 1819, James Tallmadge proposed to ban all slavery in Missouri. • The Missouri compromise was established in 1820 between the pro-slavery and the anti-slavery.

    3. James Tallmadge James Tallmadge was a lawyer, born in Stanford, Dutchess County, New York, 28 January, 1778. He died in New York city, 29 September, 1853. He also proposed to ban all slavery in Missouri during the Missouri compromise.

    4. This agreement prohibited slavery in the Louisiana territory, north of the parallel 36*, 30*north, except within the boundaries of the state Missouri.

    5. The Missouri compromise Bill This was part of the bill that passed the Missouri Compromise. This bill enabled the people of the Missouri Territory to draft a constitution and form a government. All children of slave parents born in the state after its admission should be free at the age of 25.

    6. The Missouri River The Missouri River was used as a boundary and a dividing line during the compromise.

    7. The Missouri State Flag • On the left side of the shield (the state side) is a grizzly bear and a crescent moon. The grizzly bear symbolizes the strength and bravery of the citizens of the State. The crescent moon symbolizes the State of Missouri at the time of its induction into the union; a State with a small population, wealth and huge potential. The crescent moon symbolizes the "second son." Missouri was the second State to be carved from the territory acquired with the Louisiana Purchase. The shield is encircled by a belt inscribed "United we stand, divided we fall."