- pertaining to or opposing the extension of slavery in the Territories.
- pertaining to or characteristic of the Free Soil party.
Origin of free-soil
- a region, especially a U.S. territory, prohibiting slavery prior to the Civil War.
Origin of free soil
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Historical Examples of free-soil
But Scott was thought to be tainted with free-soil opinions.
The Free-Soil men were in a majority, but their course had been in disregard of law.
Is there no fear that in reinstating the free-soil Hickman, who is in favor of Reeder, we may not palsy the arm of Richardson?
In fine, is there no fear that in hoping for free-soil aid, we may not lose the few real friends the South has in the North?
It was one of his own exchanges, and a free-soil paper like his.An Unoficial Patriot