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Warm Up  Fill out your Agenda  Take out your Venn Diagram 82-83  Set up your Warm Up/Cool Downs for this week on pages 82-83  Fill in your Table of.

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1 Warm Up  Fill out your Agenda  Take out your Venn Diagram  Set up your Warm Up/Cool Downs for this week on pages  Fill in your Table of Contents  Warm Up Question - Based off the 5 propositions of the Compromise of 1850, what one do you think would cause the most trouble amongst the United States and why?

2 Today’s Task  After  After Mr. Eiler checks your Venn Diagram, tape in your Venn Diagram on page 80 of your Interactive Notebook.  Read pages in your textbook. On pages of your comp book, I want you to take notes based upon what you read about the Kansas-Nebraska Act and the impact it had on the United States.  Remember, write down the MAIN IDEAS of each section.

3 Kansas Nebraska Act  Kansas Nebraska Act: A bill created to organize the Nebraska Territory into two parts - Nebraska and Kansas.  Popular sovereignty – a system that allows residents to decide an issue.  The South liked the idea of people deciding to be a slave state, the North did not.

4 Bleeding Kansas  In 1855, there were more proslavery than antislavery settlers in the Kansas Territory.  People from Missouri came and voted illegally filling the legislature with proslavery representatives  Antislavery settlers rejected the elected government and decided to take arms against their brethren.  John Brown led his men and killed his proslavery neighbors causing a civil war in Kansas.  This civil war was called “Bleeding Kansas”

5 Violence in Congress  Senator Sumner gave a speech against proslavery in Kansas  Preston Brooks heard his speech and attacked Sumner.  Brooks was cheered in the South. The North was shocked.

6 Cool Down  Why was the Kansas-Nebraska Act so controversial (Why did it cause issues)?


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