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In the late 1840s, what led to the question of whether slavery should expand to the territories? A. the enactment of the Wilmot Proviso B. the violence of “Bleeding Kansas” C. the results of the Mexican War D. the attack at Harpers Ferry

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    A. the enactment of the Wilmot Proviso This act would have banned slavery in any territory to be acquired from Mexico in the Mexican War or in the future, including the area later known as the Mexican Cession. This policy caused tensions to rise among slave owners and abolishionist.

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