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Kan·sas-Ne·bras·ka Act
[kan-zuhs-nuh-bras-kuh]
NOUN [U.S. HISTORY.]
1.
the act of Congress in 1854 annulling the Missouri Compromise, providing for the organization of the territories of Kansas and Nebraska, and permitting these territories self-determination on the question of slavery.
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The Kansas–Nebraska Act of 1854 (10 Stat. 277) created the territories of Kansas and Nebraska and was drafted by Democratic Senator Stephen A. Douglas of ...

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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 ...

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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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Officially titled "An Act to Organize the Territories of Nebraska and Kansas," this act repealed the Missouri Compromise, which had outlawed slavery above the ...

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The Kansas-Nebraska Act repealed the Missouri Compromise, allowing slavery in the territory north of the 36° 30´ latitude. Introduced by Senator Stephen ...

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The Kansas-Nebraska Act, passed in 1854, reopened the debate over the expansion of slavery in the United States.

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May 3, 2017 ... Kansas-Nebraska Act: (May 30, 1854), in the antebellum period of U.S. history, critical national policy change concerning the expansion of ...