Kansas nebraska act of 1840 basically nebraska

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Kansas-Nebraska Act of 1840 Basically Nebraska territory isn’t good for plantations Both would be chosen by popular sovereignty This was basically the last thing the Whigs did o North is outraged that slave power used their power again o Many Democrats leave and join the ex Whigs to join the republican party Anti slavery party Democrats were not worried about Republicans because they were a one purpose party for the beginning o They grow later on o Tie in economics to their anti slavery party April 17 th , 2018 Bleeding Kansas, The Dred Scott Decision, James Buchanan, Slave Power Question about why Daniel Webster voted for compromise of 1850 on test South was unhappy, threatening to secede from north o California wanted to be a free state o North wasn’t bringing back escaped slaves Daniel Webster, not a doeface, but voted for the compromise anyway o Knew the compromise would be a victory for slave power o If it didn’t pass then war and secession would happen He was a nationalist
o It caused him to not be reelected, he just wanted the nation together over slavery being outlawed Kansas-Nebraska Act-another victory for the slave power o Overturned the Missouri Compromise o Plantation agriculture wouldn’t work in Nebraska o Kansas would be good for it though They would send more people into Kansas to win in the poles 1854 Republican Party, right after Kansas-Nebraska Act o Whigs were falling apart over the idea of slavery, between north and south o Northern Democrats who voted against Kansas-nebraska act left to join with the Whigs, Republican party Anti-slavery Republicans o Promote economic prosperity for all Took old whig economic agenda Promote high tariffs Pay for new infrastructure Didn’t make democrats who joined the party happy, but they went along with it Anti-slavery They tie both of these agendas together Slavery will ruin economic opportunities for white people out west Democrats o Tried to say they were a one issue party o Called them the black-republicans Bleeding Kansas o Kansas-Nebraska Act, and Bleeding Kansas are joined at the hip o Once passed, both sides of the country stream into Kansas to get the most settlers to vote over slavery o 1855 vote, territory for slavery or free Pro slave side won, but cheated and admitted it A bunch of people voted illegally from Missouri They came up and voted illegally o Border Ruffians Made a mockery of popular sovereignty o A bunch of free soilers, jay hawkers, anti slavery type people were living there knowing they were cheated and lost over it o They form their own government dedicated to freedom, President Pierce, Doeface o Officially recognizes the legitimacy of the cheaters, pro slavery o Cemented him as a true friend of the slave power
o capitol in Lawrence, Kansas, Pro slave rampaged through the town and tore it up This began a mini civil war Went on for about 4-5 months o John Brown Radical abolitionist Or terrorist depending on point of view Him and his family came upon pro slavery settlers Potowatomy creek

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