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The Kansas-Nebraska bill

party, section, and the coming of the Civil War

by Gerald W. Wolff

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Published by Revisionist Press in New York .
Written in English

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  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Kansas-Nebraska bill.,
    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Causes.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Gerald W. Wolff.
      SeriesStudies in nineteenth century American history
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE433 .W6
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 380 p. ;
      Number of Pages380
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4903917M
      ISBN 10087700255X
      LC Control Number76050011

      THE KANSAS-NEBRASKA BILL, speech at Chicago, Octo Frederick Douglass' Paper, Novem Friends and Fellow Citizens: A great national question, a question of transcendent importance—one upon which the public mind is deeply moved, and not my humble name—has assembled this multitude of eager listeners in Metropolitan Hall this evening.   Kansas Nebraska Act APUSH Practice Question 1. Who proposed the Kansas Nebraska Act? a. President Franklin Piece b. the Republic Party Congressmen c. Stephen A. Douglas d. Henry Clay. Answer: C. Stephen A. Douglas was the U.S. Senator from Illinois who proposed the Kansas Nebraska Act.

      When the Kansas-Nebraska bill passed, , there was a feeling of despondency all over the north. The discussion of the bill had been long and exciting, and the whole country had joined in it. It was discussed in every newspaper, in every gathering of citizens, in every school lyceum.   The Kansas-Nebraska Act was a bill, originally proposed in by Illinois Senator Stephen Douglas that split the American territories west of Missouri into two factions, the Nebraska territory and the Kansas territory. In the Kansas-Nebraska Act the two territories were to decide for themselves, through poplar sovereignty whether to permit.

      The Kansas-Nebraska Act, signed into law on , by President Franklin Pierce, was closely related to national and sectional politics in the s. The incentive for the organization of the territory came from the need for a transcontinental railroad. Northerners wanted the road to follow a northern route. The Platte Valley, over which thousands of covered wagon. In , Senator Stephen Douglas from Illinois proposed a bill to organize the vast Nebraska territory west of Iowa and Missouri. Hoping to rally the Democratic party and unite the nation by reviving the idea of Manifest Destiny, Douglas proposed what would become known as the Kansas-Nebraska Act.3/5(1).


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The Kansas-Nebraska bill by Gerald W. Wolff Download PDF EPUB FB2

Introduced by Senator Stephen Douglas of Illinois, the Kansas-Nebraska Act stipulated that the issue of slavery would be decided by the residents of each territory, a concept known as popular sovereignty. After the bill passed onviolence erupted in Kansas between pro-slavery and anti-slavery settlers, a prelude to the Civil War.

The Kansas-Nebraska Act repealed the Missouri Compromise, allowing slavery in the territory north of the 36° 30´ latitude. Introduced by Senator Stephen Douglas of Illinois, the Kansas-Nebraska Act stipulated that the issue of slavery would be decided by the residents of each territory, a concept known as popular sovereignty.

Illinois Democratic senator Stephen Douglas believed he had found a solution—the Kansas-Nebraska bill —that would promote party unity and also satisfy his colleagues from the South, who detested the Missouri Compromise line.

In JanuaryDouglas introduced the bill (Figure ). The act created two territories: Kansas, directly west. The Kansas–Nebraska Act of (10 Stat. ) was a territorial organic act that created the territories of Kansas and was drafted by Democratic Senator Stephen A.

Douglas, passed by the 33rd United States Congress, and signed into law by President Franklin s introduced the bill with the goal of opening up new lands to development and facilitating construction of a Enacted by: the 33rd United States Congress.

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The Nebraska Kansas Act Of 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. Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects: Kansas-Nebraska bill. Kansas-Nebraska Act (United States) More like this: Similar Items. Kansas-Nebraska Act () In JanuarySenator Stephen Douglas introduced a bill that divided the land west of Missouri into two territories, Kansas and Nebraska. He argued for popular sovereignty, which would allow the settlers of the new territories to decide if slavery would be legal there.

Antislavery supporters were outraged. William Henry Seward ( – Octo ) was United States Secretary of State from toand earlier served as governor of New York and as a United States Senator.A determined opponent of the spread of slavery in the years leading up to the American Civil War, he was a prominent figure in the Republican Party in its formative years, and was praised for his work on.

A abolitionist Addressing Slavery Abu Ghraib The Domestic Mission Afghan Northern Alliance The War on Terror Age of Reason Great Awakeni. In American history, a bill passed in by the United States Congress for the organization of the Territories of Kansas and Nebraska.

Upon the admission of Missouri into the Union inthe vast region lying between that State and the Rocky Mountains was left unorganized.

Kansas-Nebraska Act, bill that became law onby which the U.S. 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. The Missouri Compromise -- Our country in -- Settlements of northern boundary disputes -- United States at beginning of Mexican War -- The Mexican War -- Results of the Mexican War -- The compromise of -- Kansas-Nebraska Bill.

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. However, until the area was organized as a territory, settlers would not move there because they could not legally hold a claim on the land.

Ostensibly a bill “to organize the Territory of Nebraska,” an area covering the present-day states of Kansas, Nebraska, Montana, and the Dakotas, contemporaries called it “the Nebraska bill.” Today, we know it as the Kansas-Nebraska Act of By the s there were urgent demands to organize the western territories.

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. See more. The Kansas-Nebraska Act of repealed the Missouri Compromise of and allowed slavery in the territory north of the 36° 30´ latitude.

Introduced by Senator Stephen Douglas of Illinois, the Kansas-Nebraska Act stipulated that the issue of slavery would be decided by the residents of each territory, a concept known as popular sovereignty. The Constitutional and Political History of the United States Volume 5; Kansas-Nebraska Bill-Buchanan's Election.

[Holst, Hermann Von] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Constitutional and Political History of the United States Volume 5; Kansas-Nebraska Bill-Buchanan's Election. The Kansas-Nebraska Bill () Detroit, Michigan Free Press [Democratic], (6 January ) It is no part of the business of Congress to legislate for the territories.

New York Tribune [Whig], (6 January ) An overt attempt is set on foot in Mr. Douglas's Nebraska bill to override the Missouri Compromise. Detroit, Michigan Free Press [Democratic], (10 January ).

The following books from the Library's collections examine the history of the Kansas-Nebraska Act of and its aftermath. The bibliography contains a selection of books for both general readers and for younger readers.

Each item links to fuller bibliographic information in the Library of Congress Online Catalog. Links to additional online. About the Book 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   The Kansas-Nebraska Act was an bill that allowed settlers of Kansas and Nebraska to decide whether slavery would be allowed within .Get this from a library!

Speech of Hon. Geo. Hastings, of New York, on the Nebraska and Kansas bill: delivered in the House of Representatives, Ap [George Hastings].