Crittenden Compromise

Crittenden Compromise
/krit"n deuhn/, U.S. Hist.
a series of constitutional amendments proposed in Congress in 1860 to serve as a compromise between proslavery and antislavery factions, one of which would have permitted slavery in the territories south but not north of latitude 36°30'N. Also called Crittenden Plan.
[named after its proponent, John J. Crittenden (1787-1863), U.S. Senator from Kentucky]

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