Timeline for Brady

By LJames3
  • Kansas-Nebraska Act Passed

    The U.S. Congress passed this Act allowing voting residents (white males) in Kansas and Nebraska to vote to allow or not allow slavary within the borders of these two states. This Act repealed the Missouri Comprimise of 1820 by allowing popular sovernty in the area of the unorganized territory. This Act was formed to give the southern states the oppertunity to ballance free and slave states again. Befor, there was no way Kansas or Nebraska would be slave states but with the Act, now they could.