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Later expansionist efforts


Abolitionism and Antislavery
Resource Type: E-Seminar

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Geography of Slavery
Geography of Slavery

Who's Who
Resource Type: Primary Source
John C. Frémont (1813–90).

The Expansion Issue: Political Polarization
Resource Type: Primary Source
By 1856 the debate over slavery had divided the nation politically. This Republican campaign chart, with Fremont pictured at the top, illustrates the division between free and slave states and compares the two regions in several categories, including industry and education.

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