Which states were free states in 1820?
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Simply so, how many states were there in 1820?
There were 22 states in the Union, 11 free and 11 slave states. Missouri would be the 23rd state. For some members of Congress, mostly antislavery leaders from the north, this situation was unacceptable.
One may also ask, what states were free in the Missouri Compromise? In an effort to preserve the balance of power in Congress between slave and free states, the Missouri Compromise was passed in 1820 admitting Missouri as a slave state and Maine as a free state.
In this way, what were the 11 free states?
Free States 1857
What is the 1st state?
The First State (Official) Delaware was the first state to ratify the United States Constitution in 1787. There is only one First State and Delaware is it.