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This piece of legislation was introduced in 1846, first as a rider to an appropriations bill.  It twice failed to pass the Senate, and a later attempt to insert it into the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo also failed.  What was this legislation that would have banned slavery in any territory acquired from Mexico?

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