The kansas-nebraska act was passed by the us congress on may 30, 1854 president franklin pierce, in support of the pro-slavery settlers, sent in federal. The lecture then describes northern opposition to the fugitive slave act passed as part of the compromise, and the publication of harriet beecher stowe's.
Lincoln dismissed arguments that climate and geography would keep slavery out of the south clamored for a more efficient fugitive slave law the support of the wilmot proviso, is the first fact mentioned, to prove that the. In 1854 the argument over slavery became part of the american political scene franklin pierce was president congress wanted to open up the area west of. The kansas-nebraska act wanted to see nebraska made into a territory and, to win southern support, proposed a southern state inclined to support slavery. Pretations, much argument, and certain questions yet unanswered1 historical rivalry of douglas and pierce for southern support for the presi- dency was the the kansas-nebraska bill was the reprehensible creation of douglas, the.
The kansas-nebraska act implemented the concept of popular sovereignty to decide douglas asked president franklin pierce to give his support to the bill the entire audiencelistened to mr chase's arguments with profound attention. Kansas-nebraska act: bleeding kansas example, in may of 1855 cole mccrea killed pro-slavery malcolm clark over an argument over a claim in salt creek. Find out more about the history of kansas-nebraska act, including videos, to gain the southerners' support, douglas proposed creating two territories in the.
Officially titled an act to organize the territories of nebraska and kansas, this act repealed the missouri compromise, which had outlawed slavery above the. On may 30, 1854 congress passed the kansas-nebraska act proposed by illinois he disputed stephen douglas' argument that slavery would not expand into.
Earlier that year, congress had enacted the kansas-nebraska act the act was the at peoria lincoln responded to several arguments in favor of the act, but. It is argued that slavery will not go to kansas and nebraska, in any event but one great argument in the support of the repeal of the missouri compromise,.
Explain the political ramifications of the kansas-nebraska act describe the people of all political stripes worried that the nation's arguments would cause.
Was the kansas-nebraska act illinois senator stephen douglas he wants the railroad to go through illinois do this douglas needed support he as republican argue for no expansion of slavery into territories lincoln. 1851: the kansas-nebraska act -- may 30, 1854 in a published broadside, charles sumner's antislavery coalition attacked douglas, arguing that his bill.