Frederick Douglass mini research
Nebraska was far from north and it's not a free state for slavery. But Kansas was next to the slave state of mission. In an era that would come to be known as Bleeding Kansas. The territory would become a battle ground over slavery question. Douglas had to please southern. He therefore bowed to southern wishes and proposed a bill for organizing Nebraska-Kansas which by popular sovereignty. Bleeding Kansas is the term used to described the period of violence during the settling of the Kansas territory.