Parent Guide > The Missouri Compromise
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This week in class, we’re reading "The Missouri Compromise" by USHistory.org.
This informational text discusses the controversial decision to admit Missouri to the U.S. as a slave state, as well as the compromise enacted to keep the balance of free and slave states in Congress equal in the future.
"What is fair?" and "How can we achieve peace?"
Ways to support your child:
Ask your child about this informational text at home:
- What was "The Missouri Compromise" about?
- What did you learn about Justice, Freedom & Equality?
- What did you learn about War & Peace?
- Watch the following clips with your child at home: