Skip to Content
HomeAbout this siteHelpSearch this site The Library of Congress
America's Story from America's LibraryMeet Amazing AmericansJump Back in TimeExplore the StatesJoin America at PlaySee, Hear and Sing
Jump Back in Time The New Nation (1790-1828)

Reverdy Johnson Was Born


Back

Map comparing slave and free states, 1856.

In this 1856 map, the pink represents free states, the dark green represents slave states, and the rest were to be decided, until the Thirteenth Amendment made slavery in the U.S. illegal in 1865

CREDIT: “Reynolds Political Map of the United States, designed to exhibit the comparative Area of the free and slave states,” 1856. Geography and Map Division, Library of Congress. Call number G3701.E9 1856 .R4.



Library Of Congress | Legal Notices | Privacy | Site Map | Contact Us