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Maine's Road to Statehood - Overview: Road to Statehood

… into the Union as a free state in 1820, allowing politicians in Washington to delay a growing sectional crisis over the future of slavery.

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Maine's Road to Statehood - The Missouri Compromise: A Moral Dilemma

[34] For further details on this debate and the opinions of Maine politicians and national figures, see Banks, Maine Becomes a State, 188-204.

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Intro: pages 48-64

He discusses a number of local politicians and projects, including the plan for a Bangor to Waterville Railroad.

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Scrapbook 3: 1867-

… plans of gates, 1866 Democratic Convention, politicians   Part 2, pages 30-47 Profiles of political figures, including Hannibal Hamlin, 1866…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Scrap & Sketch Book 2: 1864-1866

… residents who voted with the Democrats, and the politicians -- locally and nationally -- who undid what Lincoln and the Republicans tried to do to…

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Life on a Tidal River - William S. Cohen, The Man and the School

… the others to become one of the most important politicians in our country. William S. Cohen with parents Reuben and Clara Cohen, Bangor, ca.

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Life on a Tidal River - Bass Park: A History of Fillies, Fame, and Fun

Prominent local businessman and politician Joseph Parker Bass and Ezra L. Stearns helped incorporate Maplewood Park, and its original architecture…

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Life on a Tidal River - Four Famous Bangorians

Hannibal Hamlin was a famous attorney and politician. Stephen King is a well known author of horror.

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Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection - Icons & Influencers

… of cultural icons, including celebrities, politicians, and athletes, as a way to engage new audiences and increase sales.

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Longfellow House-Washington's Headquarters

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