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He believed that the people of each new state should vote on whether it should be a slave-state or free soil.

He failed to see that each time a new state went to the polls, every bully-boy in the USA would descend on that one state, to try to influence the vote, either legally by buying a cheap property to qualify as a voter, or illegally, by intmidating the local citizens and trying to get the result declared to be rigged.

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