Student Resources: History & Social Studies

An Early Threat of Secession: The Missouri Compromise, 1820–1821

Created July 18, 2010

Interactive map illustrating the geography, demography, and political division of the United States as a result of the Missouri Compromise over the issue of Slavery in 1820–21. Accompanies the EDSITEment curriculum unit: The Growing Crisis of Sectionalism in Antebellum America: A House Dividing.