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How was the issue of the slavery to be decided in Nebraska and Kansas?

In 1854 , Senator Stephen A. Douglas prosposed a bill that would divide the Nebraska territory into two terriotories - Nebraska and Kansas .


How was the issue of slavery to be decided in Nebraska and Kansas?

In 1854 , Senator Stephen A. Douglas prosposed a bill that would divide the Nebraska territory into two terriotories - Nebraska and Kansas .


Why did Douglas believe that popular sovereinty would solve the problem of slavery in the nebraska territory?

because douglas was a believer


In what doctrine did Stephen Douglas say that a territory could prohibit slavery?

Freeport Doctrine


What was the issue of slavery decided in the territory ceded by Mexico?

Slavery was outlawed in the territories that was ceded by Mexico. The territory became what is now the states of New Mexico and Arizona.


What did Stephen Douglas call letting settlers in a territory vote on whether to allow slavery?

popular sovereignty


How was the issue of slavery decided in the territories ceded by Mexico?

Initially, the Wilmot Proviso (1846) prevented slavery on territories acquired from Mexico. Ultimately, it was decided through the American Civil War (1861 - 1865).


Why did Douglas support slavery in the Lincoln-Douglas debate?

Douglas was for slavery and wanted it


What was Senator Stephen Douglas's solution to the slavery issue in the Kansas and Nebraska territories?

Illinois Senator Stephen Douglas's solution to the slavery issue was to abandon the Missouri Compromise and to start letting the settlers in each territory vote on whether to allow slavery or not.


The doctrine that the issue of slavery should be decided by the residents of a territory themselves not by the federal government.?

popular sovereignty


What was Stephan Douglas's feelings about slavery?

Stephan Douglas was against slavery.


What position did Abraham Lincoln take on slavery during the Lincoln-Douglas debates?

Lincoln argued that it was wrong to decide whether to allow slavery in a state or territory by voting

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