My Maine; No. 23: Maine statehood and the consequences of compromise
As Maine's Bicentennial approaches, this piece expresses an opinion on Maine's role in perpetuating slavery by agreeing to the Missouri Compromise. It recommends remembering the true history of our state and those politicians who opposed the Missouri Compromise.
Slavery, Abolition, Civil War, Union, Martin Kinsley, Joshua Cushman, Ezekiel Whitman, Enoch Lincoln, James Parker
Purnell, Brian Dr., "My Maine; No. 23: Maine statehood and the consequences of compromise" (2018). Maine News Index – Portland Monthly. 2310.