The Kansas-Nebraska Act led to (select the answers that are correct)
using a geographical line to distinguish slave and free states.
slavery becoming once again an explosive political issue.
the search for new territories to free.
a compromise about slavery that lasted for ten years.
the formation of the Republican Party.
Kansas was called Bleeding Kansas because
slaves passed through Kansas on the Underground Railroad.
pro and anti-slavery forces fought battles over slavery.
the pro-slavery side vowed to make slaves bleed.
its soil was made from red clay.
What political compromise divided the United States almost in half at the 36° N latitude?
Divisions about slavery created what new political party?
How did the Supreme Court decision of the Dred Scott case effect the United States socially, politically, and geographically (provide one example for each.)