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Documents in Detail: Lincoln’s Speech on the Repeal of the Missouri Compromise

January 24, 2019

by Jeremy Gypton

Abraham Lincoln’s 1865 speech on the repeal of the Missouri Compromise signaled his return to public life and politics, after a few years of private law practice. In the speech he outlined not only his views on Congress’ action, but also the growing sectional divide, slavery, and the future of America.

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