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Wilmot Proviso (Garraty, 1994)

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John A. Garraty, The Story of America (Austin:  Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, 1994), 438.
Congressman David Wilmot of Pennsylvania introduced the Wilmot Proviso in the House of Representatives. The proviso called for prohibiting slavery "in any territory [taken] from the Republic of Mexico."

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