Free-states Sentence Examples
The treaty was concluded with the Provinces, " in the quality of free States over whom the archdukes made no pretentions."
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."
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.
As a result Taylor carried eight slave states while his opponent secured seven, but in the free states the conditions were exactly reversed.
Meanwhile, after the peace of 1815 a great immigration had set in, many settlers coming from the free states north of the Ohio.Advertisement
The free states of the Union fought to banish slavery from the American South.