Joseph B asked in Arts & HumanitiesHistory · 4 weeks ago

Was getting rid of Maine a good deal or a bad deal for Massachusetts?

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  • 4 weeks ago
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    Well, they didn't exactly "get rid of" it.

    The whole thing was part of the Missouri Compromise.

    Considering the longstanding trade relationships between the two states, I don't think it worked out too badly for Massachusetts.

  • Anonymous
    4 weeks ago

    A bad deal, at least they still have a semblance of political common sense

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