Kansas-Nebraska Act.ppt

					            KANSAS – NEBRASKA ACT
This map shows the balance of states prior to the Missouri Compromise. Go to the website below to see why the
land in the Kansas and Nebraska territory was so vital to the South and their continued say in government!



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KANSAS – NEBRASKA ACT
                       KANSAS –
                       NEBRASKA ACT
                        2 – choices…
                       (popular-
                       sovereignty )



Stephen A. Douglas –
Let the people decide!
What is this political cartoon showing?
2 – sides… (pro-slavery ; free-soilers)
    2 - governments
-pro-slavery
1 st
-Free-soil
added
 KANSAS –
 NEBRASKA
 ACT


Franklin Pierce did little
to stop both sides from
forming their own
governments.
2 – fights…
#1 Lawrence,
Kansas
2 – fights…                #1 Lawrence, Kansas




  Lawrence , Kansas , and the Free-Soil hotel located there were burned and
broken. Two newspapers were destroyed, and even books were hacked apart.
2 – fights…                #1 Lawrence, Kansas




  Lawrence , Kansas , and the Free-Soil hotel located there were burned and
broken. Two newspapers were destroyed, and even books were hacked apart.
2 – fights…
Pottawatomie
    Creek
  Massacre
   Pottawatomie Creek Massacre




John Brown took “eye
for an eye” to an
extreme when he
hacked pro-slavery
people to death at
the Pottawatomie
Creek Massacre.
HOW DOES THIS EFFECT THE COUNTRY?

  If we leave this up
 to the people…




                        They fight!
HOW DOES THIS EFFECT THE COUNTRY?
     IF THIS COULD HAPPEN IN KANSAS…
  BLOODSHED
OVER SLAVERY
COULD HAPPEN
 ANYWHERE !!!

				
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