Kansas & Nebraska Act Resolved
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Kansas and Nebraska territory could be allowed to govern for itself whether or not to
As a result many people were killed.
The 36-30 degree parallel was unfair because that was the only land up for slavery.
What if someone wanted to move above the 36-30 degree parallel? Would they have to
leave their slaves behind and hire workers?
Also the federal government just marked off land that slaves could be in. Slaves are
considered property and you can take property anywhere. That is unfair because then
they would have to leaves all their slaves behind.
Lastly people needed slaves to tend their farm. If the government just marked off land
slaves, what would the slave owners do. The slave owners needed slaves to tend their
farm and tend the crops, what would slave owners do if they had to give up their
slaves and hire people and pay them to do the work.
The Kansas and Nebraska act was fair because it gave the people their choice and
they would be more satisfied if they could decide on their own.The people could debate
the issue and come up with a verdict that everybody agreed on.