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The African American Experience in Missouri During the Civil War Era

Friday, June 18, 2010 - 3:02pm
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 or call (800) 519-4800 for a copy of your Official Travel Guide.