noun U.S. History.
THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?
Origin of Crittenden Compromise
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Example sentences from the Web for Crittenden Compromise
Emetophobia tends to compromise my relationships, turning me into a selfish jerk.
It's clear he doesn't like my compromise, but he seems resigned.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They then would expect the Senate to strip that amendment and compromise simply on keeping government open for 60 days.Bachmann and Pelosi vs. Boehner and Obama Over Spending Bill|Ben Jacobs|December 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Nobody truly loves it, but nobody ever truly loves big compromise legislation.
Clay engineered the morally indefensible Missouri Compromise.
This we took advantage of, and after several meetings in London a compromise was effected.
Montelegre writes me that Don Yonge had effected a compromise on your account with the Castros.Life of Richard Trevithick, Volume II (of 2)|Francis Trevithick
Absurd—they have long ago scouted the idea of so ridiculous a compromise.
President Monroe signed the Missouri Compromise expressing his approval of this bill.Hallowed Heritage: The Life of Virginia|Dorothy M. Torpey
His great red feet were bound up in a shoe open at the toes, a kind of compromise for a sandal.Little Travels and Roadside Sketches|William Makepeace Thackeray