General Awareness Questions

Q.  Which one of following developments took place because of the Kansas Nebraska Act of 1854?

a. The Missouri Compromise was repealed and people of Kansas and determine whether they should own slaves or not
b. The Act did not permit the territories the right to voter over the question of slavery
c. The voice of the majority in regard to the issue of slavery was muzzled.
d. The Federal Government had the sole authority to decide on slavery.

ANSWER: See Answer
The Kansas-Nebraska Act was passed by the U.S. Congress on May 30, 1854. It allowed people in the territories of Kansas and Nebraska to decide for themselves whether or not to allow slavery within their borders. The Act served to repeal the Missouri Compromise of 1820 which prohibited slavery north of latitude 36°30 ...


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