How to use Free-states in a sentence

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  • The treaty was concluded with the Provinces, " in the quality of free States over whom the archdukes made no pretentions."

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  • The Dutch, however, being masters of the sea, kept the coast closely blockaded, and through sheer exhaustion the king of Spain and the archdukes were compelled to agree to a truce for twelve years (9th of April 1609) with the United Provinces " in the capacity of free states over which Albert and Isabel made no pretensions."

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  • Should enough free states be admitted into the Union to destroy the balance of power, the North would naturally gain a preponderance in the Senate, as it had in the House, and might, within constitutional limits, legislate as it pleased.

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  • As a result Taylor carried eight slave states while his opponent secured seven, but in the free states the conditions were exactly reversed.

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  • Meanwhile, after the peace of 1815 a great immigration had set in, many settlers coming from the free states north of the Ohio.

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  • The free states of the Union fought to banish slavery from the American South.

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