There's popular sovereignty, should the states be free or slave states?
This will lead up to many attacks!
Was an effort from the congress to lower political rivalries that were brought by the state of Missouri then maintaining a balance of power between the North and South.A legislation that provided Maine to United States along with Missouri as a free state.
After Stephen Douglas wanted a transcontinental railroad with a route through slave territory because when he because when he became a justice in the Illinois Supreme court and he hoped this action would settle the difference between the North and the South
The Kansas Nebraska act repealed the Missouri Compromise, led up to "Bleeding Kansas" because it allowed the territory of Kansas to decide if it would be free or slave owned while producing proslavery and anti-slavery activists to force attacks, created 2 new territories