Kansas and Nebraska

centennial of the Territories, 1854-1954; an exhibition in the Library of Congress, Washington, D. C., February 3, 1954 to April 26, 1954. by Library of Congress in Washington

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    • Kansas -- Bibliography.,
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    • Edition Notes

      StatementPublished in cooperation with the Kansas Territorial Centennial Committee and the Nebraska Territorial Centennial Commission.
      SeriesIts State exhibition catalogs, [17]
      LC ClassificationsF683 .U5
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 71 p.
      Number of Pages71
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6169892M
      LC Control Number54060003

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Congress established the territories of Kansas and Nebraska. By the organization of the vast Platte and Kansas river countries W of Iowa and Missouri was overdue.

As an isolated issue territorial organization of this area was no problem. The Nebraska-Kansas Act of turns upside down the traditional way of thinking about one of the most important laws ever passed in American history. The act that created Nebraska and Kansas also, in effect, abolished the Missouri Compromise, which had prohibited slavery in the region since This bow to local control outraged the nation and led to vicious.

Kansas-Nebraska Act, in the antebellum period of U.S. history, critical national policy change concerning the expansion of slavery into the territories, affirming the concept of popular sovereignty over congressional edict.

It was signed into law by President Franklin Pierce in Read about its history. The Kansas-Nebraska Act of may have been the single most significant event leading to the Civil War. By the early s settlers and entrepreneurs wanted to move into the area now known as Nebraska.

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The act that created Nebraska and Kansas also, in effect, abolished the Missouri Compromise, which had prohibited slavery in the region since The Kansas–Nebraska Act of (10 Stat.

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Kansas-nebraska act definition, the act of Congress in 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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This field is required. For Nebraska this process was simple, but in Kansas where it was bordered by Missouri that allowed slavery, the process did not go as planned. From until the outset of the Civil War inviolence, bloodshed, and dishonest voting practices plagued the territory of Kansas, which led to the area being nicknamed "Bleeding Kansas".

After months of debate, the Kansas-Nebraska Act passed on Pro-slavery and anti-slavery settlers rushed to Kansas, each side hoping to determine the results of the first election held after the law went into effect.

The Kansas-Nebraska Act was passed by the U.S. Congress on It allowed people in the territories of Kansas and Nebraska to decide for themselves whether or not to allow slavery within their borders.

The Act served to repeal the Missouri Compromise of which prohibited slavery north of latitude 36°30´. The Nebraska-Kansas Act of turns upside down the traditional way of thinking about one of the most important laws ever passed in American history.

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Read Kansas. Middle School - M Popular Sovereignty Under the Kansas-Nebraska Act. This middle school lesson can be used for Kansas or United States history. It helps the student to understand the concept of popular sovereignty as it relates to the settlement of Kansas Territory.

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