Wilmot Proviso

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Title

Wilmot Proviso

Description

This proposed Amendment was an amendment that was proposed in the House of Representatives by David Wilmot. It asked for a prohibition of slavery in any land acquired by Mexico during the Mexican War.

Creator

David Wilmot

Publisher

US National Archives

Date

8/8/1846

Type

Bill

Files

wilmot_proviso_a.jpg

Citation

David Wilmot, “Wilmot Proviso,” Young American Republic, accessed May 20, 2022, http://projects.leadr.msu.edu/youngamerica/items/show/45.