Map of Free and Slave States in 1856
This map identifies which states and territories of the United States allowed slavery and which did not in 1856, five years before the start of the Civil War. The slaveholding border states included Missouri, Kentucky, Virginia, Maryland, and Delaware.
Creator | William C. Reynolds and J.C. Jones
Item Type | Map
Cite This document | William C. Reynolds and J.C. Jones, “Map of Free and Slave States in 1856,” SHEC: Resources for Teachers, accessed December 5, 2022, https://shec.ashp.cuny.edu/items/show/2008.