Which statement is true of the Missouri Compromise of 1820? A Missouri wanted to secede from the union and would only stay if it could gain more land. B) It was the solution to admit Missouri as a slave state and Maine as a free state. c) Missouri wanted to be admitted to the union as a free state but the rest of the south wanted it to be a slave state; they agreed Missouri would be temporarily admitted as a slave state. D) Maine wanted admittance to the union as a slave state but other Northern states were against it. The solution was to admit Maine as a slave state as long as Missouri could be a slave state as well.

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Option "b" is correct

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