American History

Dakota Stevens

Kansas-Nebraska Act

  • Was passed on May 30, 1854.
  • This Act infuriated many in the North.
  • After the Act was passed many people from the North and South moved there to contribute to the outcome of the election.
  • Soon violence erupted in kansas from the anti-slavorists lead by John Brown that gave kansas the nickname "Bleeding Kansas"
  • Finally on January 29, 1861 Kansas became a state in the union.