Monday, November 7, 2016

Ameliorate the Missouri Compromise

Directions: grammatically correct the sentence below, in red. There is one missing period, a missing comma, and one missing apostrophe. The suggested correction is located at the bottom.

The Missouri Compromise was devised by Henry Clay it regulated slavery in the countrys western territories by prohibiting slavery north of the parallel 36°30′ north except within the boundaries of the proposed state of Missouri.



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Suggested Correction:
The Missouri Compromise was devised by Henry Clay. It regulated slavery in the country's western territories by prohibiting slavery north of the parallel 36°30′ north, except within the boundaries of the proposed state of Missouri.



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