Missouri Compromise to Kansas-Nebraska Act Assignment | College Homework Help
Missouri Compromise (1820) to Kansas-Nebraska Act (1854)
What was a concern with Missouri entering the Union? How was Missouri’s geographic location part of the issue? In what territory did the Missouri Compromise apply? Be sure to provide a clear and complete explanation of what the Missouri Compromise did.
Then turn to the Kansas-Nebraska Act and explain how it “undid” much of what the Missouri Compromise had accomplished. Why did Steven Douglas push for passage of the Kansas-Nebraska Act? What did the Kansas-Nebraska Act do? What did it’s passage do to the conflict between slave v. free soil supporters? Why did the Kansas-Nebraska Act cause such concern?
And finally, what were the consequences of the Kansas-Nebraska Act? What actions were taken by those who supported and those who opposed it in terms of what it allowed? There are two major consequences of the Kansas-Nebraska Act that you should be able to identify and explain.