The Kansas–Nebraska Act of 1854 (10 Stat. 277) created the territories of Kansas
and Nebraska by Democratic Senator Stephen A. Douglas of Illinois.
The Kansas-Nebraska Act of 1854 may have been the single most significant
event leading to the Civil War. By the early 1850s settlers and entrepreneurs ...
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The Kansas-Nebraska Act was passed by the U.S. Congress on May 30, 1854. It
allowed people in the territories of Kansas and Nebraska to decide for ...
Officially titled "An Act to Organize the Territories of Nebraska and Kansas," this
act repealed the Missouri Compromise, which had outlawed slavery above the ...
The Kansas-Nebraska Act repealed the Missouri Compromise, allowing slavery
in the territory north of the 36° 30´ latitude. Introduced by Senator Stephen ...
The Kansas-Nebraska Act allowed for new territories to decide if they were a free
or slave state by popular sovereignty. The Kansas-Nebraska Act undid the ...
The Kansas-Nebraska Act, 1854. LOADING. 100%. Population in 1850. Order of
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An Act to Organize the Territories of Nebraska and Kansas. Be it enacted by the
Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in ...
Mar 9, 2016 ... In response to the Kansas-Nebraska Act, pro- and antislavery forces descended
on Kansas, followed by an outburst of violence and ...