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How one piece of legislation divided a nation Video Questions: Answer in complete sentences. 1. Before 1854, slavery was banned from remaining Louisiana Purchase territory under the terms of: Compromise of 1820 2. Democrat Stephen A. Douglas sponsored what became known as the Kansas- Nebraska Act because: He believed that popular sovereignty should decide if states could be slave states or not and because he need the support of the south for his railroad. 3. Many northerners opposed passage of Douglas' proposal because: Because they felt it repealed the compromise of 1820 4. Passage of the Kansas-Nebraska Act resulted in: It divided the nation 5. The new Republican Party was formed because of: Anti-slavery elements 6. In the 1850s, most white northerners were not abolitionists and yet there was widespread opposition in the North to the Kansas-Nebraska Act. Why? Because northerners thought it was just a bill that would allow slavery in every state 7. Why did collapse of the Second Party System make political compromise between North and South less likely? Because the Northerners joined the republican side while the southerners joined the democrats side 8. When and how did other developments of the 1850s heighten sectional tensions? When the civil war started

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