The Missouri Compromise, the compromise of 1850, and the Kansas-Nebraska Act were all efforts to
end fighting between midwestern farmers and native American Indians
encourage manufacturing in the west
increase the number of people who voted in presidential elections
settle disputes over the spread of slavery to the western territories
What is popular sovereignty?
Where sovereignty is left to the government to decide
Where sovereignty is left to the people to decide
Which of the following was one of the effects of the Kansas-Nebraska Act?
Kansas and Nebraska were united into one territory
Residents could vote on the issue of slavery
Banned slavery in both Kansas and Nebraska
Allowed slavery in both Kansas and Nebraska
Which of the following describes "Bleeding Kansas"?
A violent slave uprising led by Joseph Cinque
Violence in Kansas between proslavery and antislavery settlers prior to the Civil War
The turning point of the Civil War, in which Robert E. Lee's army was routed from Kansas
The devastation caused by a tornado in Kansas in 1854, which killed 55 people