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Kansas-Nebraska Act What were the results of the Kansas-Nebraska Act?
Kansas-Nebraska Act Stephen A. Douglas Douglas introduced a bill to settle the issue of slavery in the new territories. Douglas wanted to allow people living in these territories to vote on whether or not to have slavery.
Kansas-Nebraska Act Northerner protested the plan Allowed slavery in places where it had be outlawed President Pierce
Senators Fight! Charles Sumner Massachusetts Preston Brooks South Carolina Sumner gives a two day speech about how Kansas had a great deal of wrong brought against it Brooks has enough and decided to teach Sumner a lesson Southerners sent Brooks new canes Sumner was beat up until he was unconscious. Was reelected but seat remained vacant as reminder
Southerners Northerners John Brown Tensions raise in Kansas! Pro- Slavery and Abolitionist fight to kill off one another
Outcome Birth of the modern Republican Party Birth of the modern Republican Party Republicans were AGAINST SLAVERY! Republicans were AGAINST SLAVERY!
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