Kansas-Nebraska Act



[kan-zuh s-nuh-bras-kuh] /ˈkæn zəs nəˈbræs kə/

noun, U.S. History.
1.
the act of Congress in 1854 annulling the Missouri Compromise, providing for the organization of the territories of Kansas and Nebraska, and permitting these territories self-determination on the question of slavery.

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