Statistics for occurrence #1 of “United States” in chapter 41 of Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 1.:
...ed into the Union on an equal footing with the original States, with or without involuntary servitude, as the constitution of such State may provide.
Sec. 2. No territory shall be acquired by the United States , except by discovery, and for naval and commercial stations, depots, and transit routes, without the concurrence of a majority of all the Senators from States which allow involuntary servitude, and a...
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