Placement-Style United States History
Practice Question of the Day
Territorial Growth of the United States
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Cotton's economic success caused slave-owners to look westward for new
lands, including Missouri. Which of the following statements about the
1820 Missouri Compromise are true?
I. Missouri was admitted as a slave state.
II. The method of apportioning representatives in Congress was
determined by the number of slaves and free citizens
III. Maine was admitted as a free state.
IV. Slavery was forbidden in the Louisiana Territory lands north of
the 36 30
line, except for Missouri.
(A) I, II, and III only
(B) I and III only
(C) I and IV only
(D) I, III, and IV only
(E) all of the statements are true
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