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9 June, 02:45

How was the issue of slavery decided in the territory ceded by Mexico?

Congress declared the territory free.

Residents exercised popular sovereignty.

The new states' constitutions permitted slavery.

Mexico required that the territory remain free.

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  1. 9 June, 04:28
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    " The new states’ constitutions permitted slavery" is the proper answer, but it should be noted that slavery took a while to gain momentum in areas such as present-day Texas.
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