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10 December, 15:26

What balanced the number of free and slave states in america?

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  1. 10 December, 16:41
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    The Balancing Act

    Each state gets to send two people to the U. S. Senate. An equal number of senators from free and slave states meant neither side had an advantage for getting laws passed. By 1819, there was a delicate balance of 11 free states and 11 slave states.
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