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11.02 Tensions Build Event Consequences Northwest Ordinance of 1787 Fugitive slaves who escaped to the Northwest Territory could be captured and returned to their slave owner. U.S. Constitution Fugitive Slave Clause - 1789 Escaping to a free state couldn’t make one free. Fugitive slaves should be returned to owner. Fugitive Slave Act 1793 Required citizens to help in catching fugitive slaves. Denied fugitives the right to a trial by jury. Fugitive Slave Act of 1850 Required citizens to help in catching fugitive slaves. Denied fugitives the right to a trial by jury. Kansas-Nebraska Act 1854 Repealed the Missouri Compromise and changed slave question to popular sovereignty. Dred Scott Decision - 1857 African-Americans had no rights as American citizens. Congress didn’t have the right to prohibit slavery. I. Kansas-Nebraska Act Question Answer 1. Who proposed the Kansas-Nebraska Act?
2. What did the Kansas-Nebraska Act propose?
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