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History of the united states expansion (1820-1849) during the early 1800's, settlers moved westward over the appalachian mountains into the new states and territories. 1158 the journal of american history march 2009 missouri compromise failed because a newly emboldened west demanded popular sov- ereignty, and the south, grown rich on slave.
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