The process that would let Kansas and Nebraska decide for themselves whether to

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The process that would let Kansas and Nebraska decide for themselves whether to be free or slave states was known as __________.

May 6th, 2015

The process was known as "popular sovereignty", which was the foundation of Stephen A. Douglas' platform when he ran against Lincoln in 1860.  The "Kansas-Nebraska Act" was passed in 1854, and undid the terms of the Missouri Compromise, which allowed the states to vote on whether to be slave or free.

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