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Teaching The Kansas-Nebraska Act

The Kansas-Nebraska Act

The Kansas-Nebraska Act of 1854 may have been the single most significant event leading to the Civil War. By the early 1850s settlers and entrepreneurs wanted to move into the area now known as Nebraska.

USHistory.org

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

How did the push for settlement of the west cause a further split in the nation?
STANDARDS:
RH.2 - Main Ideas

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

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