Kansas-Nebraska Act Notes - Kansas-Nebraska Act of 1854...

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Kansas-Nebraska Act of 1854 Overturns sacred 36-30' line of Missouri Compromise of 1820 Birth of Republican Party "Bleeding Kansas" Brooks canes Sumner, 1856 Dred Scott case, 1857 John Brown raid on Harper's Ferry, 1859 Election of 1860 S ect ionalism and C aus e s of C ivil War M iss Missouri Compromise, 1820 N ully Nullification Controversy, 1832 G agged Gag Rule, 1836 W hen Wilmot Proviso, 1848 C lay’s Compromise of 1850 K angaroo Kansas-Nebraska Act, 1854 B it “Bleeding Kansas” J ohn’s John Brown, 1859 E ar Election of 1860 C o n f l i ct B et w een S t a te a n d F e d e r a l S ov ere i g n t y , 1 8 1 0 - 1 8 6 0 o Federal gains in power o Supremacy Clause in the Constitution: The Constitution is “the Supreme law of the land.” o John Marshall’s Supreme Court decisions: Marbury v. Madison, 1803 – Judicial Review (note: Not in time period but significant as a precedent) Fletcher v. Peck, 1810 The Court invalidated a state law (Georgia’s Yazoo Land sale) Martin v. Hunter’s Lessee , 1816

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