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Sergeant, John (1779-1852) Speech of Mr. Sergeant, on the Missouri question.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00267.098 Author/Creator: Sergeant, John (1779-1852) Place Written: Washington, D.C. Type: Pamphlet Date: 1820 Pagination: 48 p. ; 20 x 13 cm.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00267.098 Author/Creator: Sergeant, John (1779-1852) Place Written: Washington, D.C. Type: Pamphlet Date: 1820 Pagination: 48 p. ; 20 x 13 cm.

Summary of Content: First edition. Speech delivered in the House of Representatives arguing that Missouri should be added to the Union as a free state. Sergeant was a Congressman from Pennsylvania.

People: Sergeant, John, 1779-1852

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: Missouri CompromiseAbolitionReform MovementAfrican American HistorySlaveryStatehoodWestward ExpansionCongressLawGovernment and Civics

Sub Era: The First Age of Reform

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