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The African American Experience in Missouri During the Civil War Era

Friday, June 18, 2010 - 2:02pm
No discussion of the Civil War in Missouri is complete without including a thorough examination of the issue of slavery and the African-American experience. The compromise that led to Missouri entering the union as a slave state in 1821 essentially "tabled" the debate over this peculiar institution and eventually led to the war between the states. For more information go to www.VisitMO.com or call (800) 519-4800 for a copy of your Official Travel Guide.