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states m Mieaoari, Kentucky, Maryia&d, and Balawara wosli aeoa
itewivo fhair slave holdings a&d cease t& mi m a buffer soee pmmt4
to be a growiag. source «f w«rf to the lower So«fk, Th« •Stafttfam tm*>-
cam® to desparate tkst the g©Y«r or of Mis&isBippi.iii^i axg«d to :eoia*
veme the legislature ia a special session ia. aarty 1849 to consider the
p rohibition of tJie iTRtter-slave' la. the op&aing days of the
Thirty-first Onfr«ut Be preseata&iva Baniel Cott* rssolstttoa to ,
T abolish slavery Mi «lav« trade la the District af CfitonMa yvaMatvft
a ew plank in the aatUstftvary platform. Tfea Verbal legislator®
quickly seeowtei the Mem awl adopted a aet ©I raaefattoaa that iik«4
sot only that these two alms be accomplished bat also* If they w«r#mot
tl t the capita «Mld be wtmrm4 to @#m« free stat«||!"'BDOJr® ceBtfalt
aad more coavenlent far the nation, wh«*e Hue rapraaaatalivea wtf
be MM* ire# f© legislate for ttt# general welfare..M
This only served to further co&viaca th® Sooth Ihftt they moat
make a mora dafcermiijued last ditch stand lor thair avowad. eoaatfta**
ti«i&l rights. Tha disputes over the tariff, a national ba.ak internal
improvements* free immigration* public loads* and mlaority rights
ia goaeral, hail sow become wrapped up ia ooe sywbol—slavery,
National aad isetliail reasoas for tha north©ra attitude toward slavery
had beau complemented, even sapplaated in some iaafosmees* with the
Um&*, pp, 34-M.
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Chappell, Ben A. The Southern Unity Movement, thesis, 1956; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc107898/m1/22/: accessed April 23, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .