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Synonyms for free-soil

where slavery was prohibited

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Thanks to their publicity, the outrages of the Missouri "Border Ruffians" upon the free-soil Kansas majority made Northerners, many of whom retained strong dislike of all blacks, react against Southern-sanctioned violence.
Hopkins also alludes to Eli Thayer's formation of the Emigrant Aid Society, which encouraged free-soil emigrants to settle in Kansas and "vote to make it free.
The coalition members were the Whig, Free-Soil, and quaintly named Know-Nothing parties.
As repositories of cutting-edge ideologies that eventually succeed in changing the two big parties, such as the Free-Soil Party and the People's Party (Populists).
Louis suddenly became a "southern city," drawing fire from influential eastern abolitionists who favored free-soil Chicago as a more worthy and hospitable outpost.