11th grade U.S.history: standard 9 vocabulary - Term...

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Term:Kansas-NebraskaDefinition:created territories of Kansas andNebraska overturning the Missouricompromise of 1820 by allowingpopular sovereigntyTerm:Bleeding KansasDefinition:conflict between Kansas and Missouriafter Missourians snuck in to Kansasand voted in favor of Slavery Term:Pottawatomie MassacreDefinition:John Brown hacked up with machetes,5 pro-slavery supportersTerm:popular sovereigntyDefinition:Allowing white male settlers in theterritory to vote on slaveryTerm:Stephen DouglasDefinition:Designer of the Kansas-Nebraska Act,famous for his debates with AbrahamLincoln in 1858.
Term:Dread ScottDefinition:Slave who attempted to sue his slaveowner for his freedom. Went to thesupreme court but was ruled againstbecause he had no rights; MadeMissouri CompromiseUnconstitutional.Term:John BrownDefinition:was a white American abolitionist whobelieved armed insurrection was theonly way to overthrow the institutionof slavery in the United States.

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