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Failed in his attempt.
Brought into custody & arrested by troops led by Col. Robert E. Lee.
The Missouri Compromise was necessary to resolve the dispute that developed around the admittance of Missouri as a Slave State. Any future state coming from the territories North of latitude 36 degrees, 30 minutes would be free of slavery. Any South of the latitude would allow slavery.
“Popular Sovereignty” was the tool by which this Act overturned The Missouri Compromise and the essence of the North-West Ordinance Act of 1787.
Made up of former members of the Democratic Party and Whig Party., Abraham Lincoln is an early member. He defects from the Whig Party., Lincoln receives party nomination to run in 1858 Illinois Senate race against Democrat Stephen Douglas., “House Divided Speech”
Chief Justice Taney
No!, The US Constitution protects property rights regardless of the location of the property., Slaves are property., Slaves are not citizens, Non-citizens cannot bring suit in US Courts.
Kansas-Nebrask Act, and Popular Sovereignty, are attempts by a small group to overturn established law dating to the founding fathers.
Douglas is a willing participant and planner of attempts to undermine established law and the essence of the Declaration of Independence.
Popular Sovereignty allows people to decide the slave question in a “Democratic” fashion.
Lincoln is not consistent in his views on the Negro race and the slave institution.