Stephen Douglass Senator From Illinois Was Determined to get the mid-west. He Wanted To Undo The Missouri Compromise And allow slavery above the 36'30' Line. So He decided To Divide Two territories Kansas & Nebraska. He Tried To Avoid Popular Sovereignty . Kanasa Became The 1st battle Ground State between People Who didnt like slavery and thos who favored in the spreading of slavery. Thas was know as Bleeding Kansas ; This Advanced To Violence.