The Constitution and slavery; regulation of the importation of labor; compromises between North and South instead of large and small states; scope and limits of Congressional power over slavery: regulation of domestic and international commerce, the power to make rules for the territories; Missouri Compromise; impact of Dred Scott decision; Thirteenth Amendment; accommodation of slavery through the Three-Fifths Compromise and the Electoral College.

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